Delete a page in Word

To delete a page that contains text, graphics, or empty paragraphs, select the content you want to delete, and press Delete on your keyboard.

To make it easier to select a whole page, do this:

  1. Click anywhere in the page you want to delete, press Ctrl+G.

  2. In the Enter page number box, type \page.

  3. Press Enter on your keyboard, and then click Close.

  4. Verify that a page of content is selected, and then press Delete on your keyboard.

  1. Click anywhere in the page you want to delete, press Option+⌘+G.

  2. In the Enter page number box, type \page.

  3. Press Enter on your keyboard, and then click Close.

  4. Verify that a page of content is selected, and then press Delete on your keyboard.

To remove blank pages in the middle or at the end of your document, see Delete a blank page.

Practice deleting pages

Want some practice deleting pages in a sample document? This Delete a Page learning guide gives you exercises in deleting pages, simple to complex, with a link to an answer key. Download from the link, or type Delete a Page in the search box in File > New in Word (versions 2013 and later, Windows and Mac).

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