SharePoint 2013 Online Remove Quick Edit from SharePoint List

SharePoint 2013 Online Remove Quick Edit from SharePoint List

Here we will discuss how we can remove quick edit from a SharePoint 2013 Online list. Quick Edit is a very good feature where you can edit all items in the view in a spreadsheet format. This is very much helpful in bulk editing. But sometime you may not need that feature. There is an easy way to remove quick edit from SharePoint list (both on-premise or online).


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There are two places where you can do the quick edit, first on is the link which is presented in + new item or edit this list. Here when you will click on edit this list. The list will appear in the spreadsheet format and user can do bulk editing and then to save the changes user need to click on Stop editing this list. The other place you will can do quick bulk editing is by click on the “Quick Edit” option in the Ribbon under LIST tab. Both places looks below:

SharePoint 2013 Online Remove Quick Edit from SharePoint List
SharePoint 2013 Online Remove Quick Edit from SharePoint List

To remove this option, Go to the List Settings page. Then click on Advanced settings which is under General Settings.

Then in the Advanced Settings page, Go to the Quick Edit option and select No in “Allow items in this list to be edited using Quick Edit?” in Quick Edit as shown in the fig below:

SharePoint 2016 Online Remove Quick Edit from SharePoint List
SharePoint 2016 Online Remove Quick Edit from SharePoint List

No if you go to the list, you will not be able to see the edit option and in the ribbon “Quick Edit” will appear in a disabled mode like below:

SharePoint 2019 Online Remove Quick Edit from SharePoint List
SharePoint 2019 Online Remove Quick Edit from SharePoint List


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I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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