Remove Ideas button from the Ribbon

This policy setting allows you to prevent users from accessing Ideas in Excel, an intelligent service providing suggestions and analyses based on your data. By default, a button for Ideas appears in the "Ideas" group on the "Home" tab on the ribbon.

If you enable this policy setting, the button for Ideas is removed from the ribbon and users can't add the button to the ribbon manually. Users won't be able to access Ideas.

If you disable or don't configure this policy setting, the button for Ideas appears on the ribbon and users can access Ideas.

Supported on: At least Windows 7

Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\excel\intelligent services
Value Nameinsights
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0


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