How To Remove Hyperlink In Google Docs

Last Updated on August 16, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to remove hyperlink in Google Docs.

How To Remove Hyperlink In Google DocsHyperlinks are a great way to add a bit of interactivity to your documents. However, there may be times when you want to remove a hyperlink. Google Docs makes it easy to remove hyperlinks from your documents.

In this guide, we will show you how to do that in just a few simple steps. We’ll also explain how to prevent Google Docs from automatically detecting URLs and converting it into hyperlinks.

How to Remove Links in Google Docs

Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to remove links in Google Docs.

Step 1

Open the document that contains the hyperlink you want to remove.

Step 2

Click on the hyperlink and select the Remove link option.

Step 3

The hyperlink should now be removed from the document. The original text will be converted into plain text with the underline and blue text color removed.

Step 4

We can also adjust the Google Docs preferences to prevent hyperlinks from automatically being created. To do this, click Tools > Preferences to access the Preferences menu.

Uncheck the “Automatically detect links” option and click on OK.

Step 5


This guide should be everything you need to learn how to remove hyperlink in Google Docs.

Click this link to make a copy of this sample document to try doing it yourself!