How to remove recent document list | Word 365

Click on File on the ribbon.

File 
Home 
Insert Design 
Calibri (Body) 
copy 
Paste 
Format Painter 
Clipboard

Click on Open and Recent

Right click on any document and choose “Clear unpinned items”

To hide the recent documents click on Options.

Account 
Feedback 
Options

Go under “Advanced” and “Display” options. Change “Show this number of Recent Documents” to 0

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Customize Ribbon 
Quick Access Toolbar 
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Expand all headings when opening a document @ 
Show this number of Recent Documents: 
Quickly access this number of Recent Documents: 4 
Show this number of unpinned Recent folders: 
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Style area pane width in Draft and Outline views: 
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