How To Page Break In Google Docs

Last Updated on July 20, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to page break in google docs.

How To Page Break In Google Docs

When writing long documents, it’s important to be able to separate them into pages. This makes your text easier to navigate and helps with signaling to the reader that a new section has begun.In Google Docs, you can add page breaks to your document to separate it into pages. In this guide, we will show you the several methods you can use to add page breaks in Google Docs.

How to Insert a Page Break in Google Docs

Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to insert a page break in google docs.

Step 1

First, open the document you want to add a page break to.

Step 2

Place your cursor where you want to insert a page break.

Step 3

Select Insert > Break > Page break to add a page break where the user’s cursor is located.

Alternatively, use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Enter to add a page break.

Step 4

We can also add a page break through the paragraph spacing toolbar options. First select the paragraph you want to move to a new page.

Click on the Line & paragraph icon in the toolbar and select the option Add page break before.

A page break will be added before the current paragraph, pushing the paragraph to a new page.

Step 5

We can also find this option under Format > Line & paragraph spacing > Add page break before.

Step 6

We can also insert a page break by typing “@break” and clicking Page break in the dropdown menu.


This guide should be everything you need to learn how to page break in Google Docs.

You may make a copy of this sample document to test it out on your own.