If your Word document inadvertently includes blank pages, it might be caused by empty paragraphs, section breaks, or page breaks. Continue reading to discover how to delete a blank page in Microsoft Word.
If your blank page is located at the end of your document, it may be caused by the existence of extra blank paragraphs after your text. To determine if this is the case, press [CTRL + Fin], or scroll to the end of the document. Next, activate the ¶ option in the top-right corner:
If you see several ¶ appear at the end of your, it is because you have, indeed, entered several extra blank paragraphs. Select them with your mouse, and delete them by pressing the Delete button on your keyboard:
Section breaks allow you to manage the formatting of your document, but they can also be the cause of inadvertent blank pages in your document.
Scroll through your document to locate any section breaks that might be present. They are indicated by two horizontal lines.
When you find any unintentional ones, highlight them, then press Delete on your keyboard:
If you don't see any page breaks in your document, make sure to activate the ¶ option in the top-right corner:
Whether you are wondering how to delete the second page in Word or how to delete the last page in Word, the method is the same for both cases.