There are a few reasons you might want to delete a page in Google Docs. You may decide to remove all of the content on a particular page, you might have a blank page in the middle, or you may have a lingering blank page at the end of your document.
Here, we’ll show you how to delete a page in Google Docs for each of these situations.
Delete a page with content
If you have a page full of content, whether text, images, or both, you can delete it easily.
Step 1: Select all of the content on the page. You can do this by dragging your cursor through it all, which highlights it.
Step 2: Press Backspace on Windows or Delete on Mac to delete the content.
Step 3: If removing the content leaves you with a blank page, press Backspace or Delete while your cursor is at the top of the page. This should move you to the previous page.
Delete a blank page
Maybe you have a blank page in the middle of your document. This could happen if you insert a page break or if you previously deleted a body of content.
Step 1: Go to the page following the blank page.
Step 2: Place your cursor at the start of the text on that next page, before the first word.
Step 3: Press Backspace or Delete on your keyboard.
This should move the text from the following page up to the blank page, thus eliminating the blank page.
Delete a blank page at the end
As you create your document, adding and adjusting the text and spacing, you can see a blank page pop up at the end of the document.
One way to remove the blank page is to place your cursor at the end of it and continually press Backspace or Delete until you reach the previous page.
If this doesn’t work, you might need to adjust the spacing. You may have too much space at the end of the paragraph on the previous page, which is creating a new page.
Step 1: Go to Format > Line and paragraph spacing in the menu and select Custom spacing in the pop-out menu.
Step 2: Select the Pages tab.
Step 3: Adjust the number below Paragraph spacing for After. If this number is above zero, this can be the culprit.
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