How To move Quick Access Toolbar Below the ribbon in excel


Introduction

We have read about the quick access toolbar in our tutorial where we explored the worksheet in excel. We have also seen how we can customize Quick access toolbar to meet our requirements. By default the quick access toolbar is placed above the ribbon but if the user does not find this arrangement comfortable according the requirement then the quick access toolbar can be moved below the ribbon. Here we'll discuss how we can move the QAT below the ribbon and then back to its original position.

Move quick access toolbar below the ribbon

Here are the steps to be followed to move the quick access toolbar below the ribbon in Excel.

Step 1 :

Go to the Quick access toolbar at the top of the screen.

move Quick Action Toolbar Below the ribbon
Step 2 :

Click on the Customize Quick access toolbar button (The dropdown button at the extreme right of the QAT).

move Quick Action Toolbar Below the ribbon
Step 3 :

At the bottom of the dropdown list that appears, there is an option named “Show below the ribbon”. Click on this option.

The Quick Action Toolbar will now appear below the ribbon.

move Quick Action Toolbar Below the ribbon

How to move the Quick action toolbar above the Ribbon?

Here are the steps to be followed to move the quick access toolbar above the ribbon -

Step 1 :

Go to the Quick access toolbar displayed below the ribbon.

move Quick Action Toolbar Below the ribbon
Step 2 :

Click on the Customize Quick access toolbar button (The dropdown button at the extreme right of the QAT).

move Quick Action Toolbar Below the ribbon
Step 3 :

At the bottom of the dropdown list that appears, there is an option named “Show Above the Ribbon”. Click on this option.

The Quick Action Toolbar will now appear on its standard location that is above the ribbon.

move Quick Action Toolbar Below the ribbon

Conclusion :

We learned about moving Quick access toolbar above and below the ribbon in this tutorial. There are other customizations as well where we can change the way QAT looks and behaves. Also we have learned in our past tutorial how we can minimize ribbon.