Learning Tools doesn't display in OneNote app

If you don't see the Learning Tools tab in OneNote 2013 or 2016 after installing Learning Tools, try these solutions.

Note: Note: If using OneNote Online or OneNote for Windows 10 it is already installed. Check out this article on how to open Learning Tools.

Ribbon for Learning Tools Add-in for OneNote.

Solution 1: Restart OneNote

Close OneNote and reopen it. If Learning Tools appears, you’re done. Otherwise, try the next solution.

Solution 2: Restart your device

Restart your device and reopen OneNote. Check to make sure Learning Tools appears. If it doesn’t, try the next solution.

Solution 3: Check to see if Learning Tools Add-in is active

  1. Open OneNote.

  2. In the OneNote ribbon, select File, then Options.

    Select File, then Options.

  3. Select Add-ins.

    Select Add ins

  4. If Learning Tools shows up under Inactive Application Add-ins, select Go next to Manage: COM Add-ins.

    Manage: COM Add-ins

  5. If Learning Tools still doesn’t display, try the next solution.

    Manage: COM Add-ins

Solution 4: Repair Learning Tools Add-in for OneNote

  1. Press the Start button, or select Start from the task bar, then choose Settings.

  2. Type “Add or remove programs,” into the search box, then select it from the list.

  3. Type “Learning Tools,” into the search box, then select Learning Tools for OneNote.

  4. If Learning Tools for OneNote isn’t listed, follow these instructions to install Learning Tools.

  5. Select Modify.

    Repair Learning Tools Add-in for OneNote

  6. Select Repair.

    Select Repair under Learning Tools for OneNote.

  7. When the repair is complete, reopen OneNote and check for Learning Tools.

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