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How to Remove Watermark Including DRAFT in Word in 2 Ways

Most readers do not know how to remove the watermark in Word. But it is a very easy task. However, it can be deleted in two ways.

In this lesson, the Watermark deletion includes “Custom, Draft, Confidential, Do Not Copy, Sample, ASAP, Urgent”, etc. Let’s see how to remove these!

Remove Water Mark in 2 Ways:

1

Delete Watermark Manually

  • Make sure your document pages have a Watermark
  • On the “Design” tab (2016 and later versions of MS Office) or “Page Layout” tab (2013 and earlier versions of MS Office) in the “Page Background” group, click “Watermark”.
  • After clicking on the watermark to expand its options, click “Remove Watermark”
How to remove watermark in Word
How to remove watermark in Word
  • Now the Watermark of all the pages in your document will be removed.
2

Get rid of Watermark by Editing Header:

  • Make sure your document pages have a Watermark
  • Double-click on the top of any page (header area) to open the header and footer tools tab
  • Then select the Watermark on the page
  • Lastly, press the “Delete” or the “Backspace” Key on the keyboard
Delete Watermark in Word
Delete Watermark in Word
  • Now the Watermark of all the pages in your document will be removed.

How to Remove the “DRAFT” Watermark from Word:

  • Make sure your document pages have a DRAFT Watermark
  • On the “Design” tab (2016 and later versions of MS Office) or “Page Layout” tab (2013 and earlier versions of MS Office) in the “Page Background” group, click the “Watermark”.
  • After clicking on the “Watermark” to expand its options, click “Remove Watermark”
  • Now the Watermark of all the pages in your document will be removed.
  • You can also remove the DRAFT Watermark as explained in method 2.

How to get rid of the “Confidential” Watermark:

To remove the watermark in Word, make sure your document pages have a “Confidential” Watermark and follow methods 1 and/or 2.

Delete “Do Not Copy” Watermark:

Make sure your document pages have a “Do Not Copy” Watermark and follow methods 1 and/or 2.

How to Get rid of the “Sample” Watermark:

To delete the watermark in Word, make sure your document pages have a “Sample” Watermark and follow methods 1 and/or 2.

Remove the “ASAP” Watermark from Word:

Make sure your document pages have an “ASAP” Watermark and follow methods 1 and/or 2.

How to Remove “Urgent” Watermark:

To remove the watermark in Word, make sure your document pages have an “Urgent” Watermark and follow methods 1 and/or 2.

What is the shortcut to delete a Watermark in Word?

We don’t have such a shortcut key in Word.

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