Quick Guide To Remove Page Number From Title Page In Word

Highlights

  • You can remove the page number from the cover or title page in Word.
  • Likewise, you can also omit page numbers in MS Word from certain pages.
  • To remove a page number from the first page in word, you need to edit the header and footer. And in Edit HEADER And FOOTER, select “Different First Page.”
  • Then you can also start page numbering from page 2 from the “Format Page Number” option.

Sometimes you want to remove the page number from the first page of your word document as it is usually your title or cover page. Similarly, you want to start your page numbering from page 2 in an MS word file. Omitting a page number from the title page in Word is very easy. But if you don’t know the procedure, don’t WORRY!

This article will guide you on how to remove the page number from title page in Word and how to start page number on page 2 in a word document.

How To Remove Page Number From Cover Page In Word 2016

Removing the page number from the title page in Word might feel overwhelming, but I will share the procedure in simple steps with picture illustrations to make it a piece of cake for you.

In the first step, edit the page header by going into Insert>Header and footer> Edit Page Header. Or double-click on the header or footer on your first page.

how to remove page number from title page in word

Here click on “Different First Page,” by clicking on this option, you will see “First Page Header Option”.

how to remove page number from title page in word

Select the page number and press backspace or delete to delete the page number from the cover page.

Then click on “Close Header And Footer,” you will see the page number is removed from the title page.

how to remove page numbers in word from certain pages

How To Start Page Numbers On Page 2 In Word

The page number from the first page is removed successfully, but the problem is that the page number on page 2 is 2. And if you want to start page number on page 2 in word, follow the below procedure.

Firstly, go to edit page header and footer again. There you will see “Page Number,” click on it. And from the drop-down, click on Format Page Numbers.

how to start page numbers on page 2 word 2016

Here click on Start From and select 0 from the list.

how to start page numbers on page 2 word 2016

Now you will see the page number is starting from 1 on page 2. Now click on Close Header and Footer.

how to start page numbers on page 2 word 2016

In the same way, you can remove page numbers from certain pages and start page numbers from certain pages in MS Word 2016.

I hope this article has solved your query. But if you still have any confusion, feel free to ask me in the comment section below, and I will reach out soon.

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