How to remove/hide default title column from SharePoint Online list (modern/Classic)

This SharePoint customization tutorial, we will discuss how to hide default title column from the list or library in SharePoint Online modern list.

The Title column is a default metadata column used in the content types for both a Document and an Item content type.  These columns exist in every new library and you cannot delete them from the standard column lists.

Remove the Title field from SharePoint Online List

So here we can’t hide the title column in the same way, in the way we are doing for a custom column in SharePoint list. Here we need to follow a different step.

Step 1: Here I have created a SharePoint Online list and by default, Title columns appear in the list like below.

Removing the Title field from a list
Removing the Title field from a list

Step 2: Open the list and go to the list settings page, then in the General Settings, click on Advanced settings like below:

how to remove default title column from sharepoint 2013 list
how to remove default title column from sharepoint 2013 list

Step 3: Once you click on Advance settings, it will appear a new page where you need to enable the allow management of content type as Yes.

How do I change a column title in a SharePoint list
How do I change a column title in a SharePoint list

Step 4: Next go back to your list settings page and click on Item under content types.

sharepoint list title field remove
sharepoint list title field remove

Step 5: Next click on the Title column and here there is an option Hide(will not appear in page) under column settings. Next, check it and click on OK button.

Your can also make the Title column optional by choosing “Optional (May contain Information)“.

sharepoint list title column rename hide or remove
sharepoint list title column rename hide or remove

Step 6: Next go back to your list and check your title column is now disappear in the SharePoint Online list.

Remove Title column from sharepoint list
Remove Title column from sharepoint list

You may like following SharePoint list and document library tutorials:

This blog is all about how to hide default title column for list and library. You can follow the same steps for the library as well.

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