How to deactivate certain suggestions in Grammarly for Microsoft Office

Note: This feature is available only with Grammarly Premium, Grammarly Business, and Grammarly@edu.

You can deactivate certain types of suggestions in Grammarly for Microsoft Office. This feature is available for a limited number of suggestions, including:

  • Passive voice
  • Oxford commas
  • Word choice and sentence variety
  • Filler words or multiple clauses
  • Hard-to-read sentences
  • Personal pronouns
  • Sentences ending in prepositions 

When you see a suggestion that’s not helpful, hover over the trash bin icon in the upper right corner. If it’s a suggestion that can be turned off, you'll see an option that says Turn off suggestions like this. Click it to deactivate the suggestion: 


After you deactivate a suggestion, you can turn it back on by clicking Deactivated Suggestions in the Grammarly tab:


You can view and manage suggestions at  

Note: If you deactivate a certain type of suggestion in Grammarly for Microsoft Office, it will also be deactivated in other Grammarly product offerings.

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