How to Remove Header and Heading Styles in MS Word

Alternating heading or header is not a complicated task at all. But for the new user of Microsoft Word, it will be a bit difficult. Extracting the heading of MS Word one by one is wearisome, and for beginners, it is more difficult. For the new user of MS Word, we have brought some ways that will help you out.

Here, we have accumulated several different ways to illustrate c. By executing the procedure as we pointed up below, you can fix up the issue. We’ll show the removing heading style in MS Word as well within this context.

How to Remove Header in Word

As we said earlier, removing the heading is not a difficult task, so you can remove it in a convenient way. Header is the top border of MS Word, and Footer is the bottom margin. These both are crucial for showing different things like name, title, document, or page number. However, here we’ll demonstrate how to delete header in word.

How to Remove Header and Heading Styles in MS Word

Method 1: With Remove Header Command

Step 1: Open Microsoft office first and then press on the “Insert” tab from the above.

With Remove Header Command

Step 2: Click on the “Header” option next to the Links option.

With Remove Header Command

Step 3: After pressing on the “Header” option, a new window will appear. Now look at the bottom where you’ll see “Remove Header” and press on it.

With Remove Header Command

Method 2: Remove All Header at Once

If you don’t intend to remove the Header one by one, then remove all headers simultaneously by following the below process.

Step 1: Go to the “Header” area first and then “Double-Click” to make it alterable.

Remove All Header at Once

Step 2: Select all the Header parts in your context, and then tap on the “Delete” Key.

Remove All Header at Once

Now you’ll notice that, after pressing the Delete key, all the header has been removed from your content.

How to Remove Heading Styles in Word

Several heading options are available on MS Word from 1 to 9. You can change the heading style in several ways. Below, we’ll instruct how to change the heading style.

Method 1: Change in Normal Text

All the heading has its own formatting, but you can configure the heading according to your desire. Normal heading is similar to the text font. To change it or remove, select the text and then press on the “Normal” option from the above.

Change in Normal Text

Method 2: Remove Heading with Clear Formatting

To remove the heading through  Clear Formatting, follow the instruction below.

Step 1: Bold or highlight the heading by pressing “Ctrl+B” that you intend to change.

Remove Heading with Clear Formatting

Step 2: Now press on the “Arrow Down” button from the heading bar and then select “Clear Formatting” option.

Remove Heading with Clear Formatting

Method 3: Clear Heading with Style Dialog

With style dialog, you can remove heading style. Let’s look below to see how to change the heading style in MS Word with dilog.

Step 1: Select and highlight the heading that you wish to change.

Clear Heading with Style Dialog

Step 2: Now press “ Ctrl+Shift+S” to make the dialog box appear and then select the “Clear All” option from the box.

Clear Heading with Style Dialog

Method 4: Removing Heading by Selecting the Text

It is the easiest way two changes or removes the heading style. Within two clicks, you can change your heading style. Follow the below direction and look at the picture.

Step 1: Select the heading first using the mouse, and then a “Menu” bar will appear from which you can change the font style as well.

Removing Heading by Selecting the Text

Step 2: Choose the “Styles” from the right side.

Removing Heading by Selecting the Text

Step 3: Several options will appear under this section from where you can change font style or remove heading format.

Removing Heading by Selecting the Text

Frequently Asked Questions

We have conferred answers to some queries that we oftentimes are asked by the users about Microsoft word.

How do I remove the header from the navigation pane?

Go to the “Navigation Pane” under the “View” from the above Menu bar. From a couple of options, click on the “Delete” option.

How do I remove the header from a table of contents?

First, select the text, and after that choose “References” from the above. Select “Add Text” from the pull-down menu. Tick mark on the “Do Not Show in the Table of Content.”

How do I start a header on page 3?

Tap on the “Insert” tab first and then select “Page Number” below. You can see the page header has appeared on your page.

Final Verdict

In the above, we have explained how to remove headings in word. We hope you have gotten the proper solution of changing or removing the header and header style. By executing the strategies as we pointed earlier, you can alter the header hassle free. But bear in mind that different MS Word versions hold respective functions.

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