How to enable or disable Automatic Word Capitalization in Office Word

By default Microsoft Office Word does capitalizations according to your language it’s grammar rules. However in some rare cases you might want to disable this feature of Microsoft Word. In this short article we will show you how to disable Word Capitalization in Word. The steps are very easy to follow, however if you require more assistance than feel free to ask in the comments below.

Word by default uses the following settings

  • Capitalize first letter of sentences
  • Capitalize first letter of table cells
  • Capitalize names of days
  • Correct accidental usage of cAPS LOCK key

Word Settings

The first thing you need to open are the Word settings. You can do this by starting Word, then click on File and Options


Once there go to the Proofing tab and press the setting Autocorrection Options

You can now disable all types of capitalizations you like. They are quite self-explaintory so we wont explain what they do.

After changing the settings you like, click on OK and then again OK.

If you want to enable any of the capitalization options after disabling them, simply follow the steps above and enable all the feature you want again. For example the Capitalize first letter of sentences.

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