How to disable auto hide ribbon (toolbar) in Word

word, ms wordA colig complaint that she press some buttons and she got an auto hide ribbon (Quick Access Toolbar) in Word. She want to disable the auto hide ribbon (toolbar) but she do not know how to do that. I get to her place and test clicking around and found the solution to disable the auto hide ribbon in Word.

To disable auto hide ribbon (toolbar) in Word, follow the steps below:-


  • Simply start your Word with a blank file
  • Right click on the toolbar area and you will find “Minimize the Ribbon” is ticked
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  • Just select “Minimize the Ribbon” will disable the auto hide ribbon in Word 2010
  • The shortcut CTRL + F1 is the toggle switch for Enable or disable the auto hide ribbon in Word

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7 Responses to “How to disable auto hide ribbon (toolbar) in Word”

  1. It did not work for me could not find any always show full menus John says:

    I tried what you said but must have done something wrong I still have the miserable problem John

  2. mahtab says:

    thank you so much

  3. aryal badree says:

    Thanks ! its really an easy way until one finds the answer

  4. Archie says:

    Thanks! That is really easy…when u know how to do it! LOL))) It used to hide all the time and pissed me off! )))

  5. jennifer says:

    THANK YOU!!!! seriously, you rock. can’t believe it is that easy, yet so difficult to find the answer.

    thanks so much!

  6. Alejandro says:

    Thanks a lot. I had been looking for this in the options, it was driving me crazy.

  7. Eugene says:

    Have you tried just double-clicking on Home tab? – it does the same thing 🙂

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