How to add background image in Word

In one of the earlier article we had covered the steps required for adding background image in Excel. Similarly now we are going to see how to insert image background for a document in Word 2016 & 2013.

Step 1: Open a new document in Word 2013.

Step 2: Click the Insert tab and navigate to Illustrations section.

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Step 3: If you want to add image from your local machine then click Pictures option. In this example we are going with the Online Pictures option.

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Step 4: Now enter a search text for Office.com Clip Art Search field and press Enter key on the keyboard. Click the Insert button after selecting the image from the search results.

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Step 5: After downloading of the image, resize it as per your need.

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Step 6: You can also add title to the background image using the WordArt feature. Navigate to Text section in Insert menu and click WordArt option.

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Step 7: Once you select a style, WordArt will be add to the background image as shown below.

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Now enter the title for the background image and move the WordArt box to your preferred location in the document.

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In Category: MS Office, Word 2013, Word 2016

Ravi Shankar

A Software developer and blogger who is always looking to provide technical help to the wider community.

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