How to Delete Pages in Microsoft Word – Step by Step Guide

How to Delete Pages in Microsoft Word
  • Save

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by

Microsoft Word is the most popular word processor, developed by Microsoft Corporation. This word processor allows users to type and save documents as well as create documents such as letters, brochures, learning activities, tests, quizzes, and students’ homework assignments, and many more. There’s a lot a user can do with the Microsoft Word application.

Many Microsoft users run into this problem where there is a blank page in the middle of a document that seems impossible to delete. Sometimes you may also have to delete a page from the document. So if you want to delete a blank page or a page that contains text, graphics, or other content then read this article. Here is have elaborated how you can delete a page in Microsoft Word in a convenient way.  

Features of Microsoft Word

  • Create docs, assignments, resumes and more with beautifully designed modern templates
  • Edit documents with rich formatting and layouts
  • Edit documents from PDFs by converting to and from Word documents
  • Save documents as PDF after editing and share the PDF file with a few taps
  • Reading View feature allows users to read docs, letters, PDFs, scripts, and more on smart devices
  • Microsoft Word allows user to collaborate and share with anyone, anywhere
  • Editor version history lets you revert to view earlier drafts
  • File & doc permission management allows users to see who is working on them
  • Copy Microsoft Word files directly into the body of an email message

How to Delete a Page in Microsoft Word

  • Open Microsoft Word document
  • Select the page you want to delete
  • Select the whole page
  • Delete the page

Step by Step Picture Instructions to Delete a Page in Microsoft Word

If you are using Microsoft Word for the first time then you may find the above steps overwhelming. Therefore, below I have elaborated the steps as well as included related images so that you can easily delete a page on Microsoft Word. Let’s check them out!

Open Microsoft Word document

First, go to the folder where the Microsoft word document is. Now locate the document that you want to delete a page. Select the word document and right-click on it. From the available options click on the Open and the word document will open on your computer.

  • Save

Select the Page you Want to Delete

Once the word document opens go to the page that you want to delete. Make sure you picked the right page because you don’t want to delete another page from your document. You can use the “Go To” function (Ctrl + G) to reach the page. A dialog box will open. Now enter the number of the page that you want to delete and click on the “Go To” button. When you’ve reached the page, click or tap anywhere on it to select it.

  • Save

Select the Whole Page

Again use the “Go To” function and the dialog box will appear. Now type \page in the Enter page number box. Then click on the “Go To” button and finally click on the close button. You will see the whole page selected.

  • Save

Delete the Page

Unfortunately, Microsoft Word doesn’t have any dedicated page deletion tool but as you have already selected the whole page that you want to delete now the process is very simple. Simply press the Delete button from your keyboard and the page is deleted from your Microsoft Word document.

How to Delete a Blank Page in Microsoft Word

  • Open Microsoft Word document
  • Show the paragraph marks
  • Select the paragraph mark
  • Provide the font size

Step by Step Picture Instructions to Delete a Blank Page in Microsoft Word

Open Microsoft Word Document

First, go to the folder where the Microsoft word document is. Now locate the document that you want to delete a page. Select the word document and right-click on it. From the available options click on the Open and the word document will open on your computer.

  • Save

Show the Paragraph Marks

Now press the “Ctrl+Shift+8” together from your keyboard to show the paragraph marks on the blank page.

Select the Paragraph Mark

Now select the paragraph mark on your Word document with your mouse.

  • Save

Provide the Font Size

When you select the paragraph mark a dialog box will appear. Now select the font size box and type 01, and then press the Enter button from the keyboard. This way the paragraph will fit on the preceding page and deletes the blank page. Again click the “Ctrl+Shift+8” together to remove the paragraph marks.   

  • Save

Final Thought

I hope the above methods help you delete pages in Microsoft Word. If you have anything to know about this topic then leave your question in the comment section. I will provide you the information.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top
Share via
Copy link