How to Insert Page Number in Word 2019 / 2016 from Specific Page

March 20th, 2020 by Admin Leave a reply »

Office Word lets you add page numbers to all the pages in your document easily. But if your document has a cover page and you want to start page numbers on page 2 or 3, the steps are a bit complicated. In this tutorial we’ll walk you through the steps to insert page number in Microsoft Word 2019 / 2016 from specific page.

How to Insert Page Number in Word 2019 / 2016 from Specific Page

  1. Click the page you want to start numbering from. Go to the Layout tab on the Ribbon and click the Breaks button, then choose the “Next Page” option.

  2. Switch to the Insert page. Click the “Page Number” button in the “Header & Footer” section, and then choose where you’d like the page numbers to appear.

  3. Proceed to choose the numbering style you would like to use.

  4. Under the Design tab, click the “Link to Previous” button in the Navigation section and make sure it is not highlighted.

  5. Next, scroll to each page you don’t want numbered and delete the page number from the header or footer. To delete a page number, click the “Page Number” button in the “Header & Footer” section, and then select the “Remove Page Numbers” option.

  6. Finally, select the number which appears on the page you want to start numbering from, click the “Page Number” button and select “Format Page Numbers…

  7. In the Page Number Format window, choose to start page numbering at 1, and click OK.

  8. Click the “Close Header and Footer” button on the Ribbon and you’re done.