Macro getting blocked and raising Security Concern on MS Excel office 365

Vishal Mulchandani 1 Reputation point
2022-06-20T09:45:18.947+00:00

In Office 365 MS Excel is blocking Macros for files saved on Network because of recent changes done by Microsoft. Have referred this article https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/DeployOffice/security/internet-macros-blocked#vba-macro-notification-settings but nothing has worked.

If I save file on local disc of computer then all macros are working.

Also, in the above article, it is written that by right clicking file , through properties we can unblock. However, this option is also not visible for the same file.

Kindly advice at earliest.

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  1. Ceasar Chen_MSFT 4,356 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2022-06-21T01:39:41.497+00:00

    Hi, @Vishal Mulchandani
    Welcome to the Q&A forum.
    Microsoft blocked VBA macros by default for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Access in Office 365 from April. To enable these macros, you need to save the file to a local hard drive, network drive, or cloud storage service such as OneDrive, and then manually unblock the file.


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  2. Vishal Mulchandani 1 Reputation point
    2022-06-24T10:23:05.21+00:00

    Hello @Ceasar Chen_MSFT

    Thank you for your reply.

    Actually, I have tried the same but there is no option of Unblock when we right click on file.

    Is there any other option to allow macro/unblock the same.?

    Thanks
    Vishal