The steps in this article will show you how to remove a hyperlink in Google Docs.
- In addition to removing a hyperlink, you can also use a similar method to edit a hyperlink.
- You can always add a hyperlink back to your document later if you decide you need it.
- There is a clear formatting option on the Format menu if you would like to remove all formatting from a selection.
Google Docs provides you with ways to add many of the same objects and features that you can add in other word-processing applications like Microsoft Word.
But if you are new to Google Docs, or if you are trying to do something that you haven’t done before, there are a number of tasks that can be difficult to accomplish.
One such situation arises when you want to remove a hyperlink in Google Docs.
Luckily this is something that you can do. Our tutorial below will show you how to delete a hyperlink in a Google Docs document.
How to Remove a Hyperlink in Google Docs
The steps in this article were performed in the desktop version of the Google Chrome Web browser, but will also work in other desktop browsers like Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Sign into your Google Drive at https://drive.google.com and open the document containing the hyperlink you wish to remove.
Step 2: Click on the link.
Step 3: Click the Remove link button on the pop-up menu.
The anchor text should still remain, but the clickable link should now be gone.
You can always add the link again by highlighting the text to link, then clicking the Hyperlink button in the toolbar above the document.
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