How to Add Page Numbers Starting on a Specific Page

1. Scroll down to the page you want the page numbers to start on. Then click at the beginning of that page.

2. Go to page layout tab, then click on breaks, select the next page option

3. Go to the insert tab and the click page number.

4. Click where you want the page number to be located on the page.

5. Click again on page number and then format page numbers

6. Change start at to 1 then click ok.

7. Now uncheck the link to previous, on page 1 and the pages before. (May have to change to 0 if it doesn’t work).

8. Then delete all page numbers before #1

9. Double click in the body of the paper to exit out of formatting header and footer.


  • Last Updated Jun 22, 2023
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  • Answered By John Hong

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