How to remove a blank page in word

Updated April 17, 2017

When creating a Microsoft Word document, blank pages can inadvertently end up in the document. Deleting them is important because blank pages can make the document difficult to read and they waste paper when you print the file. Removing blank pages in Word is easy.

Scroll to the blank page.

Place your cursor on the bottom of the blank page.

Press the "Backspace" key repeatedly until the blank page disappears.

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