Tracking Changes option not available in latest Version of OOS

Ajitesh Singh 1 Reputation point

We upgraded Office web apps version 16.0.10373.20000 to 16.0.10338.20039. Please find the attached screenshot for your reference.

As per my research, the track changes functionality should have been part of this new upgrade as it was added to Office for web in Feb 2020.

We expect track changes should be able to be seen in the Office for Web but we are not able to see that option after using the latest version.

We are attaching the screenshot of the iframe.

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  1. Viki Ji_MSFT 4,411 Reputation points

    @Ajitesh Singh ,
    Welcome to Q&A forum!
    According to the link address in the first screenshot you provided, it seems that the document opened not in normal mode in Word Online.
    And I have the following information need to confirm with you.

    1. How did you open this Test document?
    2. Where is the document stored? Is it the OneDrive shared library or another location?

    Due to we do not have an OOS test environment, the following tests are performed on windows 10. Thanks for your understanding!

    • If I open a file shared by other users from OneDrive, the Word Online page opened will be similar to yours.
    • When I open a self-created file or created a new file from OneDrive , both could use Track Changes function.

    Please sign in Office for Web directly with your account and then create a new document to check this issue.
    Besides, here is an offcial article Can I use Track Changes in Word for the web?, you may have a look.

    Any misunderstandings and updates, please let me know.

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