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How to Insert Headers and Footers in Google Docs

Google Docs Header

Documents with several pages often have information—such as the page number, the document’s title, or the date—located at the top or bottom of every page. Text that appears at the top of every page in a document is called a header, while text appearing at the bottom of every page is called a footer.

Add a Header or Footer

  1. Click Insert on the menu bar.
  2. Select Header & page number.
  3. Select Header or Footer.
    Headers and Footers
  4. Add text to a header or footer.
  5. Click outside a header or footer.
    Headers and Footers

Remove a Header or Footer

Once you’ve added a header or footer, you can easily remove it if you find that it isn’t what you want.

  1. Click in a header or footer.
  2. Select the text.
  3. Press the Delete key.
  4. Click outside the header or footer.
    Headers and Footers

The header or footer is removed from the document.

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