Sign in with Microsoft
Sign in or create an account.
Select a different account.
You have multiple accounts
Choose the account you want to sign in with.

If you’ve added a background color or image to your document and you want to print it like that, be sure that the following setting is on:

  1. Go to File > Options.

  2. Select Display.

  3. Under Printing Options select Print background colors and images.

    The Print background colors and images check box in the Word options dialog box

  1. Go to Word > Preferences.

  2. Under Output and Sharing, select Print.

  3. Under Print Options, select the Print background colors and images check box.

  4. Close the Print dialog box, and go to File > Print.

Need more help?

Want more options?

Explore subscription benefits, browse training courses, learn how to secure your device, and more.

Communities help you ask and answer questions, give feedback, and hear from experts with rich knowledge.

Was this information helpful?

What affected your experience?
By pressing submit, your feedback will be used to improve Microsoft products and services. Your IT admin will be able to collect this data. Privacy Statement.

Thank you for your feedback!