How to insert watermark in Word 2011 Mac

It is always recommended to insert watermark in your confidential document and this article explains how to add watermark in Word 2011 for Mac.

Click the Layout menu and navigate to Page Background section.

Watermark Word 2011 Mac

Click the Watermark option to launch the Insert Watermark window.

Insert Watermark Word 2011 Mac

If you want to add your company logo as Watermark then select Picture radio option then browse and select the the logo using the Select Picture button. Picture Watermark also provides Washout and Scale option.

Picture Watermark Word 2011 Mac

If you want to add text as a Watermark for the document then select Text radio option and enter the watermark text. Text Watermark provides user with different options such as Font Style, Transparency and Orientation.

Text Watermark Word 2011 Mac


  1. Clauzella Saucer Avatar
    Clauzella Saucer

    How do I adjust the color of a watermark in word 2011. My watermark on my picture is too dark. It is bleeding through and you cannot see the text.

    1. Ravi Shankar Avatar
      Ravi Shankar

      Did you try adjusting the transparency % for your watermark?

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