How to remove page numbers in Word document

We have already seen how to format page numbers in word 2010. This is another simple tip which explains how to remove page numbers in Word 2013 and Word 2010. A page number in a word document can be removed using the Page Number menu option available as part of the Insert menu.

From Home menu, click on Insert menu and then navigate to Header & Footer section

Header & Footer Word 2010

Click the drop down arrow available below the Page Number menu option. This would display the following list of menus

Remove Page Numbers

Select Remove Page numbers from available menu list. This would delete the inserted page numbers from the Word document.

In Category: Office 2010, Word 2010

Ravi Shankar

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  • Joe Hagen August 6, 2011, 3:43 am

    I’ve attempted to remove the page numbers, the footer as your instructions indicated, including converting the document. They

  • David McColley November 7, 2011, 4:02 am

    remove page number isn’t in the drop down list…

    Any other ways???

  • Pedro Kono December 18, 2011, 12:24 am

    Remove page number does not work. what should I do?

  • DOUGLAS March 28, 2012, 9:59 am

    How do I remove a page number without removing all page numbers?

  • Ravi Shankar March 29, 2012, 7:21 pm
  • Jayashree October 7, 2012, 2:48 am

    There is no drop down menu on my page number option, although both header and footer have one!

  • MJ October 24, 2013, 7:13 pm

    Is there a way to remove a page number from only the last page of a document?

  • Ravi Shankar October 24, 2013, 9:01 pm
  • Ramona Rosehill July 8, 2014, 3:43 am

    Hi, there is a very easy way to delete a page in Microsoft Word 2010, find a small half way invisible X in a square on your page , Right click on that and click on Delete Table, your page will be gone!!!!

  • steven marten January 14, 2016, 12:35 pm

    selected remove page numbers as instructed,
    however, the number still print

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