Create and print labels

Create and print a page of identical labels

  1. Go to Mailings > Labels.

  2. Select Options and choose a label vendor and product to use. Select OK.

    If you don’t see your product number, select New Label and configure a custom label.

  3. Type an address or other information in the Address box (text only).

    To use an address from your contacts list select Insert Address Picture of Insert Address button .

  4. To change the formatting, select the text, right-click, and make changes with Font or Paragraph.

  5. Select OK.

  6. Select Full page of the same label.

  7. Select Print, or New Document to edit, save and print later.

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Create and print a page of the same label

  1. On the Mailings tab, in the Create group, click Labels.

  2. In the Address box, type the text that you want.

    To use an address from your contacts list select Insert Address Button image .

  3. To change the formatting, select the text, right-click, and make changes with Font or Paragraph.

  4. In the Label Options dialog box, make your choices, and then select OK.

    If you don’t see your product number, select New Label and configure a custom label.

  5. Select OK.

  6. Select Full page of the same label.

  7. Select Print, or New Document to edit, save and print later.

Set up and print a page of the same label

  1. Go to Mailings > Labels.

  2. Select Options.

  3. Choose Printer type, Label products, and Product number.

    If you don’t see your product number, select New Label and configure a custom label.

  4. Click OK.

  5. Type an address or other information in the Delivery Address box.

    To use an address from your contacts list select Insert Address Picture of Insert Address button .

  6. To change the formatting, select the text and then select Font to make changes.

  7. Select Full page of the same label.

  8. Select OK.

  9. Select Print, or New Document to edit, save and print later.

For info about merging data with labels, see Create mailing labels in Word by using mail merge or Mail merge in Word for Mac.

If you want to make return address labels, see Create return address labels.

Word for the web doesn't support directly creating labels. However you can create labels from a template. For label templates, select More templates when you create a new document in Word for the web.

You can also go to templates.office.com, and search for label.

  1. Select a label template and open in Word for the web. 

  2. For a sheet of identical labels, fill out one label, and then copy/paste for the rest.

Tip: Print your labels to a sheet of paper before loading labels into the printer to make sure the text aligns with the labels.

See also

To create a page of different labels, see Create a sheet of nametags or address labels

To create a page of labels with graphics, see Add graphics to labels

To print one label on a partially used sheet, see Print one label on a partially used sheet

To create labels with a mailing list, see Print labels for your mailing list

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