Grammarly not working in Outlook for Microsoft Office

Having trouble with Grammarly not working in Outlook for Microsoft Office?

Reinstall and Add Grammarly for Word and Outlook

If Grammarly is not working in Outlook for Microsoft Office, the first step is to try reinstalling the Grammarly add-in. To do this, go to the Grammarly website and download the add-in for Word and Outlook.

Once the add-in is downloaded, close all Microsoft Office applications before installing it. After the installation is complete, reopen Outlook and check if Grammarly is now working properly.

If reinstalling the add-in does not solve the issue, try adding Grammarly as a trusted add-in in Outlook. To do this, open Outlook and go to File > Options > Trust Center > Trust Center Settings > Add-ins. From there, you can add Grammarly as a trusted add-in and see if that resolves the problem.

If the issue persists, you may need to check for any updates for both Grammarly and Microsoft Office. Keeping both programs up to date can help ensure compatibility and functionality.

Sign In and Check Accessibility

  • Make sure you are signed into your Grammarly account
    • Open your web browser and go to the Grammarly website
    • Enter your login credentials and sign in to your account
  • Check if Grammarly is enabled in Outlook
    • Open Outlook and go to the Add-ins section in the settings
    • Ensure that Grammarly is listed as an enabled add-in
  • Verify that your Outlook version is supported by Grammarly
    • Check the Grammarly website for a list of supported Outlook versions
    • If your version is not supported, consider updating or switching to a compatible version

Repair Browser or App Issues

If Grammarly is not working in Outlook for Microsoft Office, try the following steps to repair the browser or app issues. First, ensure that your browser is up to date. Update your browser to the latest version to ensure compatibility with Grammarly.

Next, clear your browser’s cache and cookies to eliminate any potential conflicts that may be causing Grammarly to not work properly in Outlook. You can also try disabling any browser extensions that may be interfering with Grammarly’s functionality.

If the issue persists, try restarting your browser or computer to refresh the system and potentially resolve any underlying issues. Additionally, check for any updates or patches for both Grammarly and Outlook to ensure they are both running the latest versions.

If Grammarly still does not work in Outlook after trying these steps, you may need to contact Grammarly’s customer support for further assistance. They may be able to provide more specific troubleshooting steps tailored to your situation.

Uninstall and Reinstall Tactics

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Tactic Description
Uninstall Grammarly Go to Control Panel > Programs and Features, find Grammarly in the list of installed programs, and click Uninstall to remove it from your system.
Clear Cache and Cookies Clearing cache and cookies can help resolve any issues related to browser extensions like Grammarly. Go to your browser settings and clear cache and cookies.
Reinstall Grammarly Visit the official Grammarly website, download the latest version of the extension, and follow the installation instructions to reinstall Grammarly on your browser.
Check for Updates Make sure you have the latest version of Grammarly installed. Check for updates in your browser’s extension settings or on the Grammarly website.


Why is Grammarly not showing up in Outlook?

Grammarly may not be showing up in Outlook because it needs to be activated from the Add-ins menu. To do this, go to File, then Options, then Add-ins, select Go next to Manage, check the box next to Grammarly, and click OK.

How do I activate Grammarly in Outlook?

To activate Grammarly in Outlook, you need to open Outlook and click on the Grammarly button located in the ribbon at the top of the screen. From there, you can either create a new account or log in with your existing Grammarly account to start using the tool.

Does Grammarly work with the new Outlook?

Grammarly is compatible with the new Outlook if it is part of Microsoft Office 2016 or newer, or Microsoft Office 365 installed or updated after February 2020.

Why did my Grammarly stop working?

Your Grammarly may have stopped working because the browser extension is not active. Check the gray Grammarly icon in your browser’s toolbar and ensure that “Check text with browser extension” is switched on. Additionally, you can try disabling all other extensions except Grammarly to see if that resolves the issue.

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