How to Use the Resume Reading Feature in Microsoft Word

The Resume Reading feature in Microsoft Word allows you to pick up in a document where you left off. To use Resume Reading, you must be working with a document that is saved on the cloud. To use the feature, follow these simple steps.

  1. Open a document that is stored on the cloud.

  2. You will notice the bookmark icon on the right.
    Bookmark Icon

  3. Scroll over it and you will see the option to pick up where you left off.
    Pick Up Where You Left Off Message

  4. Click the link and Word will take you to where your cursor was when you last closed the document.
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