To begin, click the “File” tab.
On the backstage screen, click “Options” in list on the left.
On the “Excel Options” dialog box, click “Advanced” in the list of items on the left.
Scroll down to the “Display options for this workbook” section (not the “Display” section) and select the “Show sheet tabs” check box so there is NO check mark in the box.
Click “OK” to accept the change and close the “Excel Options” dialog box.
You can also hide other items in Excel such as cells, rows, and columns and comments, formulas, and gridlines.