Here’s How to Add Comment in Word (Windows 10, Android, iPhone, Mac)

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Microsoft Word has been widely used as the number one word processing software. It has many advanced features you can use. Including adding comment. But, not all of Word users know about it. Here’s how to add comment in Word and everything about comment in Word, including closing comment and replying it.

Word has many versions across devices. It is available in Windows 10, Mac, Android, iOS, and even on your web browser. All those versions allow you to manage comments. This makes user easily add comment, reply and close comment across devices. Especially if you use Word to collaborate with other users by using Microsoft account.

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Why You Sometimes Need to Add Comment in Word

Comments in Word (Windows 10 and Mac, Word Online)

How to Add Comment in Word

Word has three different versions that resemble each other. All of them has options that let you manage your comment in Word, including options to add comment. You can apply this in Windows 10, Mac, and Word Online.

To add comments in Word, just select words you can to put comment to. Right-click and then choose New Comment.

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Now, a box will pop out at the right side of your document, with a red line that connects between the words/contents you’re commenting and your comment.

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You can start writing your comment, adding comment just like adding additional information about a part of the document without actually affecting the document itself. If you print this document,the comment won’t be printed.

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To save comment in Word, you can simply just click the document at the left side. It will hide the red line thus removing distraction to continue editing your document in Word.

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How to Resolve/Close Comments in Word

Word doesn’t just provide an option to add comments. It also provide an option to resolve or close comment. This is important to clear out distractions created by all comments that are still new.

To do this, just click Resolve.

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It will close the comment and make it easy to distinguish between the new comments and old or closed comments in Word.

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If you want to reopen comment, just click the comment and click Reopen.

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How to Reply a Comment in Word

You can also reply a comment in Word. This is important for Word users who collaborate with each other.

To do this, click the comment you want to reply, and click Reply.

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Start writing your reply, and then press Enter to send the reply.

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How to Delete a Comment in Word

You can also delete a comment in Word. To do this, just click the comment. Right-click and then choose Delete comment.

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How to Add a Comment in Word (Android and iOS)

Word has entered the Android and iPhone markets for long time. It has adding new features to make it easy for users edit their documents across devices. Including to change margins in Word.

To add a comment in Word mobile, simply open the app and open the document you would like to add a comment in. Make sure you tap the edit button that is located at the left side of search button at the top. To add comment, select the words you want to put comment to, and tap New Comment.

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Now, start typing the comment you want to add in Word. To send the comment, tap the send button.

how to add comment in word android and iphone

The comment now has been added in your document.

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Word has many features that make it easy for you to write, edit, and create documents. You can also collaborate with other Microsoft Word users, and add comments in Word to connect with each other directly about the documents you’re editing. You can also add ruler in Word to change layout in Word a lot easier.

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