Insert a background Picture or image in Word

  1. On the Design tab, select Watermark > Custom Watermark.

  2. Choose Picture Watermark and select a picture.

  3. Select or clear Washout.

  4. Select OK.

To put a watermark on only one page, create a custom watermark and save it to the gallery, remove the current watermark, then put it back on one page from the gallery.

Add or change a background image or watermark

  1. Go to Design or Layout, and select Watermark.

  2. Select Picture > Select Picture, browse through your image files, and choose the image that you want to use

  3. Select Insert.

  4. If you want the background image to show with full color intensity, clear the Washout check box.

Remove a background image or watermark

  1. Go to Design or Layout, and select Watermark.

  2. Choose No watermark.

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