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 How to insert header or footer with page number in Word document?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2018-11-29

Normally, when you insert page number for a Word document, the existing header or footer will be removed automatically. How could you insert both the header or footer and page numbers into a Word file?

Insert header or footer with page number in a Word document


Insert header or footer with page number in a Word document

The following steps can help you to insert page number as well as the header or footer information, please do as this:

1. Double click the header or footer to enter the editing mode, and then press Space key on the keyboard to put the cursor at the place where you need to insert the page number, see screenshot:

doc header with page number 1

2. And then, click Design under the Header & Footer Tools tab, then, click Page number > Current Position, and select one page number formatting you need, see screenshot:

doc header with page number 2

3. And then, the page number is inserted into the Word document along with the header or footer information, see screenshot:

doc header with page number 3

4. At last, click Close Header and Footer under the Design tab, see screenshot:

doc header with page number 4

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