Delete a comment

In Word Online you can click on comments to delete them while you read or edit a document. The first step depends on whether you’re in Reading View or Editing View. Documents open in Reading View.

In Reading View

  1. Click a comment balloon to see the comment and open the Comments pane.

    Click to see comments in Word Online

Comment balloons are near the edge of the page. If you don’t see any, click Comments.

Click Comments from view mode

  1. In the Comments pane, click the comment you want to delete.

  2. Click the Delete icon below it.

    delete a review comment in Word Online

In Editing View

  1. If you’re already editing the document (Edit Document > Edit in Word Web App), click Review > Show Comments.

    Show Comments from reading view in Word Online

  2. In the Comments pane, click the comment you want to reply to.

  3. Click the Delete icon below it.

    delete a review comment in Word Online

For more info about reviewing documents in Word Web App, see Insert comments in a document.

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