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Turn Smart Compose on or off for users

You can use Smart Compose in Google Docs and Slides to help you write documents faster and more easily. Smart Compose is also available for comments in Sheets and Drawings. This feature uses machine learning to offer suggestions as you type.

Important: Smart Compose is available only for a limited number of languages. This feature doesn't provide answers and may not always provide factually correct information.

Turn off Smart Compose

By default, Smart Compose is on for Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Drawings users. To disable it, do the following:

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. In the Admin console, go to Menu and then Appsand thenGoogle Workspaceand thenDrive and Docsand thenFeatures and Applications.

  3. In the Smart Compose section, select Do not allow users to see Smart Compose suggestions.

The next time students or users in your organization reload Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Drawings the Smart Compose suggestions will disappear.

Changes can take up to 24 hours but typically happen more quickly. Learn more


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