How to Remove Page Numbers in MS Word

If you have a Microsoft Word document showing page numbers on all pages, you can remove these. 

We will show you in easy, step-by-step instructions how to stop page numbers from showing in MS Word.

Let us begin.

Step #1: Open the Word Document

Open the document that has page numbers displaying on all its pages.

Step #2: Open the Insert Menu

In the top main menu bar, click on the Insert tab to change the ribbon.

Step #3: Remove Page Numbers

In the Insert ribbon, look for the section Header & Footer.

Click on the Page Number icon.

This opens a drop down menu.

Click on Remove Page Numbers.

Page numbers will no longer appear on the pages.


We have shown you a simple method to stop displaying page numbers in Word. Use our method when necessary.

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