How to Delete a Blank Page in Word

How to Delete a Blank Page in Word


Sometime you may get a blank page at your Microsoft Word presentation. It could cause anything to appear as a blank page. So, you must delete the blank page or the blank page will still in the same place. Here we will guide you on how to delete a blank page in Word.

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How to Delete a Blank Page in Word

You may face a blank page at any part of your Word document file. If you get it at the first of your word presentation, try to click at the button-right corner of the page. Then press backspace and delete everything on that page. But, still, you couldn’t delete it, use the following methods.

Step 1: Firstly, open your Microsoft Word document.

Step 2: Click on the View tab.

Click on the view tab to get further option

Step 3: Now, check-in the Navigation Pane. It’s located in Show section.

Check into the Navigation page option

Step 4: The navigation pane will appear on the right side of your screen. Click on Pages option.

Click on the pages option on navigation pane

Step 5: Find the blank page that you want to delete.

Find the page that is blank on your Microsoft word document

Step 6: Click on that blank page. Press & hold the Delete key until the page gets deleted.

So, that’s how you can easily delete any blank page on Microsoft Word. Make sure that you release the Delete key when the blank page is deleted. But, sometime you may face other problems to delete a blank page. If so, then use other solutions also.

Delete a Blank Page at the End of Table in Word

Microsoft Word puts an automatic paragraph space after every table. So, if you table stands at the end of your current page, it will take a new blank page with paragraph space. However, if you want to delete a blank page that’s after a table, follow these steps.

Step 1: Open your Word document.

Step 2: Click on Show paragraph mark button on the home tab.

Step 3: Now you will see ¶ sign all around your Word document. Go to the next blank space table. You will see a ¶ sign at the starting.

Note: Don’t try to delete it. It’s un-erasable by default.

Step 4: Select the sign.

Step 5: Right Click on it and select the Font option. Type 1 at size box and press enter.

Change the text size to 1 or up to 10

Step 6: Finally, turn off the Show Paragraph mark option.

It was the accurate solution to fix this issue. This action will decrease the size of that paragraph space into the lowest level. So, it won’t take another blank page to load. Now there’s no blank page on your Word presentation.

Extra Tips

Although Microsoft Word is the finest word-processing software, you can also face problems on it. If the basic delete function doesn’t work perfectly, you can try other techniques to fix this issue.

  • Manual Page breaks: When you see Page Break text when you turn on Show paragraph mark, delete it.
  • If you can’t see anything on a blank page, turn on the paragraph mark option and you will get a ¶ sign on it. Delete it to remove the blank page.


After trying several techniques if you still failing to delete the blank page, there’s maybe some problem with your Word software. Better to update your Microsoft Word to latest one. Or you can complain at Microsoft on this issue. Hope it will get solved quickly.


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