How to Remove hyperlinks in MS Word

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To remove a single hyperlink without losing the display text or image, right-click the hyperlink, and then click Remove Hyperlink. To remove all hyperlinks in a document, press CTRL+A to select the entire document and then press CTRL+SHIFT+F9.

Word for Office 365 Word 2019 Word 2016

Removing a hyperlink keeps the text; it just removes the link.

Right-click the link, and choose Remove Hyperlink.

Remove hyperlink
Internet and network paths with hyperlinks

Tip: To prevent Word from automatically creating a link when you type a web address, go to File > Options > Proofing, and click AutoCorrect Options. On the AutoFormat As You Type tab clear the Internet and network paths with hyperlinks check box.

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