Insert a page break

You can manually add a page break anywhere you like in your document.

  1. If you’re not in Editing View, click Edit Document > Edit in Word Online.

    Edit in Word Online

  2. Place your cursor where you want to start a new page.

  3. Choose Insert > Page Break.

    Page Break button in Word Web App

While in Editing View, the manual page break will look like this:

Page Break in Word Online

You won’t see this in Reading View. In Reading View, manual page breaks show up as gaps between pages, just like automatic page breaks.

Tip:  To quickly insert a page break using your keyboard, type Ctrl+Enter.

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