How to Remove Text Background Color in Word

When you copy a portion of text from internet or another text document and paste it in Microsoft word, sometimes the text is copied with an annoying background color. If it also happens with you, don’t worry here we will show you the quickest way of how to get rid of text background color in word.

Lets look at the below screenshot, i have copied this text from a website which generates Lorem Ipsum text, and it is shifted with the background color.

how to remove text background color in word

How to get rid of text background color:

  1. Open your word document if it is not already open.
  2. Click on the Home tab from the top menu bar.
  3. Select all your text (ctrl+a) or the portion of text with the background color.
  4. Click on the small down arrow of the bucket icon (titled Shading) and No Color at the bottom of Theme colors menu.
  5. Look at the screenshot below for visual steps.
Steps to remove text background in word.

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