How to enable or disable LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Word

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If you don’t want to use the LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Microsoft Word, you can hide or disable it using this guide. It is possible to enable or disable the LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Word using a built-in setting, the Local Group Policy Editor and the Registry Editor.

How to enable or disable LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Word

Follow these steps to enable or disable LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Word:

Open Word on your computer. Click Options. Make sure you are on the General tab. Go to LinkedIn Features. Check Enable LinkedIn features in my Office applications to enable. Uncheck to disable.Click the OK button.

Read on to learn more about these steps.

First, you need to open Microsoft Word on your computer and click on the options visible in the lower left corner. It opens the Word Options panel. After that, make sure you are on the General tab.

In that case, go to the LinkedIn features section and check the Enable LinkedIn features in my Office applications box to enable this feature.

On the other hand, if you want to disable LinkedIn Resume Assistant, you need to uncheck the corresponding checkbox.

Finally, click the OK button to save the change.

Note: The above guide will help you enable or disable LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Word. However, if you don’t want other users to use the same function, you can use the following guides. Allows you to enable or disable this integrated functionality in Word.

How to enable or disable LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Word with Group Policy

Follow these steps to enable or disable LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Word using Group Policy:

Press Win+R to open the Run prompt. Type gpedit.msc and press the OK button. Navigate to General in User Configuration. Double-click the Allow LinkedIn Resume Assistant feature setting. Select the Enabled option to enable. Select the Disabled option to disable. Click the OK button.

Let’s look at these steps in detail.

To get started, you need to open the Local Group Policy Editor. To do that, press Win+R, type gpedit.msc and press the OK button.

Then navigate to the following path:

User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Microsoft Word 2016 > Word Options > General

Double-click the Allow LinkedIn Resume Assistant feature setting. Choose the Enabled option to enable and disable to disable the LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Word.

Click the OK button to save the change.

Note: To opt for the default setting, you must open the same setting in the Local Group Policy Editor and choose Not Configured.

How to enable or disable LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Word using Register

Follow these steps to enable or disable LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Word using Registry:

Search for regedit and click on the search result. Click the Yes button. Navigate to Microsoft > office > 16.0 in HKCU. Right click 0 > New > Key and set the name as word. Right click on word > New > Key and name it as options. Right click Options > New > DWORD (32-bit) Value. Name it as linked in resume assistant. Double click on it to set the Value data. Set the Value data to 1 to enable and 0 to disable. OK button and restart your computer.

Let’s go into detail about these steps.

First, search for regedit in the taskbar search box, click on the individual search result and click the Yes button to open the Registry Editor on your computer.

Then navigate to this path:

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwarePoliciesMicrosoftoffice16.0

Right click 16.0 > New > Key and set the name as word.

Then right click on word > New > Key and name it as options. After that, right click on Options > New > DWORD (32-bit) Value and name it as linked in resume assistant.

By default, it comes with a value data of 0. If you want to disable the LinkedIn Resume Assistant, you must keep that value data. However, to enable the LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Word, you need to double click on this REG_DWORD value and set the Value data to 1.

Finally, click the OK button and restart your computer to get the change.

How do I enable Resume Assistant in Word?

Resume Assistant or LinkedIn Resume Assistant is already enabled in Word. However, if it is disabled, you can open the Word Options panel first. Next, go to the LinkedIn features section and check the Enable LinkedIn features in my Office applications box. Alternatively, you can use the GPEDIT and REGEDIT to get the same thing done.

How do I get LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Word?

To get the LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Word, you need to enable the LinkedIn Resume Assistant tool. Although it is enabled by default, if it is not enabled, you can follow the above-mentioned guides to activate it. In the Group Policy, double-click the Allow LinkedIn Resume Assistant feature setting and choose the Enabled option.

That’s all! I hope this guide has helped.

Read: Using LinkedIn Resume Assistant in Microsoft Word.