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Use Table Tools to quickly delete a table in Word for the web.

  1. If you’re not already in Editing View, click Edit Document > Edit in Word for the web.

Edit in Word Online

  1. Click anywhere in the table to open Table Tools.

Image of Design and Layout tabs under Table Tools in Word Online

  1. Click Layout > Delete Table.

Image of Delete button available from Layout tab under Ribbon Tools.

Tip: Another quick way to delete a table is to select the contents of any cell. When the pop-up menu opens, click Delete > Delete Table.

Image of portion of PopUp menu that open when you select the contents of a table cell in Word Online, with Delete Table option highlighted.

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