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How to remove / delete all or multiple hyperlinks in Excel?

If you are about to remove hundreds of hyperlinks in the worksheet or whole workbook, it will be tedious to do it one by one. This article will introduce ways to remove multiple links in your Excel Workbooks and Sheets.

Remove multiple hyperlinks with Remove Hyperlinks command

Remove multiple hyperlinks with VBA code

Remove multiple hyperlinks in ranges, sheets and workbook by one click


Remove all hyperlinks from selected range, sheets or whole workbook at once:

With Kutools for Excel's Delete Hyperlinks function, you can remove all the hyperlinks from a selected range, sheets or the whole workbook as you need.

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arrow blue right bubble Remove multiple hyperlinks with Remove Hyperlinks command


If the hyperlinks are in the same worksheet, you can use the Remove Hyperlinks function to remove them.

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1. Select the range containing hyperlinks you want to remove.

2. And then right click, on the context menu, click Remove Hyperlinks, see screenshot:

3. And all the selected hyperlinks are deleted at once.

Notes:

1. This method is not available for Excel 2007.

2. If you have to remove hyperlinks in different worksheets, repeat the operations again.


arrow blue right bubble Remove multiple hyperlinks with VBA code

If you are a skilled and professional user, you can create macros to automatically remove the hyperlinks.

1. Activate the worksheet that you want to remove the hyperlinks from.

2. Hold down the ALT + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

3. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following code in the Module Window.

VBA code: Remove all hyperlinks from active worksheet:

Sub RemoveHyperlinks() 
ActiveSheet.Hyperlinks.Delete 
End Sub

4. Then press F5 key to run this code, and all the hyperlinks are removed from the active worksheet immediately.


arrow blue right bubble Remove multiple hyperlinks in ranges, sheets and workbook by one click

Assuming you are about to remove hyperlinks in multiple worksheets, and not all users are able to using Macro, then an available tool Kutools for Excel will help to remove multiple hyperlinks in one click.

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After installing Kutools for Excel, apply Delete Hyperlinks according to following steps:

Click Kutools > Link > Delete Hyperlinks, then select the scope as you need. See screenshot:

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Tips: After using the function, there will be a message box popping up to indicate the removing result.

The following example shows how to remove hyperlinks with Kutools for Excel. See screenshot:

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arrow blue right bubble Demo: Remove all hyperlinks in a selection / worksheet / workbook with Kutools for Excel

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    Mallika · 11 months ago
    Hi, thanks for the visual basic trick; I am not familiar with any programming, but this instruction was very clear and easy to follow. I still had to individually clear the icon in the cells, but at least hyperlinks were removed in one go. Thanks again!
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    sfdghsdhg · 1 years ago
    " This method is not available for Excel 2007." Thank you for wasting my time. What is the f***ing method for Excel 2007?
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    parvaiz · 1 years ago
    Very much thankful to you, you made my task easy
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    Wayne · 2 years ago
    Excel 2007 I struggled with all the above then found if you highlight the areas to remove the hyperlinks > look to where "Auto Sum" is and underneath you will find "Clear" select "clear formats" and bingo all done
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    Saurabh Singh · 2 years ago
    i follow all steps.
    I and i did it.
    If you want to remove hyperlink in excel 2007.
    press alt + f8
    select default macros
    and run


    Thankyou