Add page numbers

To quickly insert page numbers in your document, use the Page Number gallery. Click or tap Insert > Page Number.

 Note    The Page Number gallery will replace an existing header or footer if you have one. To add page numbers to an existing header or footer, see Add page numbers to a header or footer.

Use the Page Number gallery to insert page numbers

The Page Number gallery provides a menu of ready-to-use page numbers.

  1. Under Insert, click Page Number, click a location (such as Top of Page), and then pick a style. Word automatically numbers every page.

Image of the Page Number button and menu in the Header & Footer group on Insert Ribbon.

  1. When you’re done, under Design > Header & Footer Tools, click Close Header and Footer, or double-click anywhere outside the header and footer area.

Image of Close Header and Footer button under Header & Footer Design tools

Learn more about page numbers

Applies to:
Word 2013