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How to Insert Page Breaks in Microsoft Word?

  • Last Updated : 06 Jun, 2021
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Working in MS Word is easy as there are lots of tools and features available. MS-Word is a Word Processing application developed by Microsoft corporations Ltd. In this, a user can make documents and projects with ease.

Inserting Page Breaks:

When a user is working in MS Word and gets to the end of the page then MS-Word automatically stars a new page to work on. But sometimes a user needs to control where to end a page and where to begin a new page. So, this is the situation where we need to use page breaks or insert a page break. Now, We will learn that how to insert a page break step by step, by simply following the instructions given below and understand with the help of the images or screen shown.

Inserting Page Breaks at different positions:

There can be different positions where a user can insert page breaks:



1. Inserting a page break at the start 

2. Inserting a page break in the middle (mostly used or the main thing you will use)

3. Inserting a page break at the end

Steps to follow for inserting a page break at start: 

Step 1: Open MS Word on your PC.

Step 2: Open the file or document you want to make changes to or create a new file or document.

Step 3: Now, choose from where you want to start a new page (or where you want to insert a page break).

Step 4: Here, For e.g. on this page, the user wants to insert a page break at start.



Step 5: So, put the cursor where you want to start a new page. (In this case, put cursor before “Hi”) 

Step 6: Now, go to “Insert tab” and click on it. (marked in the image below)

Step 7: Now, go to the pages section and click on “Page Break” (marked in a circle).

Step 8: Page break is inserted successfully and the document looks like the below image,

Now, Steps to follow for inserting a page break in the middle (mostly used or the main thing you will use): 

Step 1: Open MS-Word on your PC.

Step 2: Open the file or document you want to make changes to or create a new file or document.



Step 3: Now, choose from where you want to start a new page (or where you want to insert a page break).

Step 4: Here, For e.g. on this page the user wants that “Hi Geeks” on 1 page and the content “This file is created to insert a page breaks” on a new page.

Step 5: So, put the cursor where you want to start a new page. (Here we put the cursor after “Geeks”)

Step 6: Now, go to “Insert tab” and click on it.

Step 7: Now, go to pages section and click on “Page Break” (marked in a circle).

Step 8: Page break is inserted successfully and the document looks like the below image,

Now, Steps to follow for inserting an page break in the end:

Step 1: Open MS Word on your PC.

Step 2: Open the file or document you want to make changes to or create a new file or document.

Step 3: Now, choose from where you want to start a new page (or where you want to insert a page break).

Step 4: Here, For e.g. in this page the user wants to insert a page break at end.

Step 5: So, put the cursor where you want to start a new page. (Here we put the cursor after “#PAGE 3”)

Step 6: Now, go to “Insert tab” and click on it.

Step 7: Now, go to the pages section and click on “Page Break” (marked in a circle).

Step 8: Page break is inserted successfully and the document looks like the below image,

This way a new page is inserted anywhere or you can insert a page break anywhere in the document you desire to add.

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