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Published: November 25, 2015 | Applies to:

If Send to OneNote option is missing or if Send to OneNote 2016 from Internet Explorer not working, this registry workshop may help you to fix.

In order to create notes on the go, you’ll find Send to OneNote option in Internet Explorer (IE) right click context menu, while surfing web. The only requirement for this is that Office 2007 or later must be installed on your system, so that OneNote app inside the package could contribute the Send to OneNote add-on for IE.

However, after upgrading to Office 2016, I found that Send to OneNote option is no longer working. From some user community threads, I found that the same option is even missing for few users. First, lets see what to do if you can’t find Send to OneNote option in IE.

If Send To OneNote Option Is Missing

In case, you can’t locate Send to OneNote option, you need to verify – whether the required add-on is Enabled or not. For this, open Internet Explorer, press Alt+X and click Manage add-ons. In the window appeared next, make sure that Send to OneNote is listed here and set to Enabled.

FIX Send To OneNote 2016 From Internet Explorer Not Working

Now let us see the steps – if Send to OneNote option doesn’t responds at all or is disabled.

FIX Send To OneNote 2016 From Internet Explorer Not Working

FIX : Send To OneNote 2016 From Internet Explorer Not Working

Registry Disclaimer: The further steps will involve registry manipulation. Making mistakes while manipulating registry could affect your system adversely. So be careful while editing registry entries and create a System Restore point first.

1. Press W8K + R and put regedit in Run dialog box to open Registry Editor (if you’re not familiar with Registry Editor, then click here). Click OK.

Windows 10 Registry Editor

2. In the left pane of Registry Editor, navigate to following registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\XX.0\User Settings\OneNoteToIEAddin

*Substitute XX with 16 for Office 2016, 15 for Office 2015, 14 for Office 2010.

FIX Send To OneNote 2016 From Internet Explorer Not Working

3. Now highlight OneNoteToIEAddin registry key and come to its corresponding right pane. Then locate the registry DWORD (REG_DWORD) named Count in the right pane. Double click on it to modify its Data.

FIX Send To OneNote 2016 From Internet Explorer Not Working

4. Finally, in the Edit DWORD box shown above, change the Value data from 1 to 0. Click OK. Close the Registry Editor and reboot the machine. After restarting your system, you’ll find that Send to OneNote option now responds and you can save web notes in following window:

FIX Send To OneNote 2016 From Internet Explorer Not Working

That’s it! Go here if you get Something went wrong error with OneNote app in Windows 10.


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  • Thank you!! I was about to return this computer!

  • Kapil Arya

    ^^ Glad we could help 😎

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