Pictures make documents more engaging and easier to understand.
Tip: To add pictures in Word Online, first switch to Editing View by clicking Edit Document > Edit in Word Online.
Insert a picture
Do one of the following:
Insert a picture from my computer: On the Insert tab, click Picture, browse to, and select the picture you want, and click Open.
Insert a picture from the web: On the Insert tab, click Online Pictures, and in the Search Bing box, type a word that describes the picture you're looking for, such as 'cat'.
Tip: You can also insert a picture by copying it (Ctrl + C), and pasting it (Ctrl + V) where you want.
Add style and formatting to a picture
When you insert a picture, Word Online places the picture in your document and displays the Picture Tools ribbon with the Format tab.
Tip: To open the Picture Tools ribbon anytime you’re in Editing View, select the picture.
To change the picture’s size or style or to add alt text, on the Format tab.
Choose the style options that you want to apply to the picture.
Note: If you have Word 2013 or 2016 for Windows, you can do much more to fine-tune a picture: compress it, crop it, remove the background, apply artistic effects, control its position on the page, put it in front of or behind the text, trim it to a specific size, and control how text wraps around it. Click Open in Word to get started.