Page # footer on different page on Word 2013

I have Word 2013 and I am trying to set my page number. My second page has the Table of Content footer. My 1st page is the title and my 3rd page is the start of the main document. The second page already has a footer. I added the page number as the footer on the 3rd page and the 1st page got the page number. I do not want my 1st page to have the page number. I went to page layout and Different First Page is checked. How do I get rid of the page # on my 1st page. Word is driving me nuts... Thanks
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leblancAccountingAsked:
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GrahamSkanRetiredCommented:
You should be able to open the first page footer, select the page number and delete it.
GrahamSkanRetiredCommented:
Thinking about it, it is possible the page 3 is the start of a new section which also has a different first page. If so, make sure that 'Link to Previous' is not set, otherwise modifying one will change the other.
leblancAccountingAuthor Commented:
When I deleted the footer for page 1, page 3 footer is gone as well.
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Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
>>My 1st page is the title and my 3rd page is the start of the main document. The second page already has a footer. I added the page number as the footer on the 3rd page and the 1st page got the page number. I do not want my 1st page to have the page number

I would create a NEW SECTION after pages 1 and 2 (i.e. pages 1 & 2 comprise SECTION 1).

In SECTION 1, keep Different First Page

In SECTION 2, keep Different First Page, but unlink the first page of SECTION 2 from the FIRST PAGE of SECTION 1.

NOW you can remove the footer from the title page...
leblancAccountingAuthor Commented:
How do you create section? Let say I want to start over from scratch. I have page 1 as the title, page 2 as the table of content, and page 3 as the first page of my document.
I do not want page number on page 1.
On page 2, I want a footnote as TABLE OF CONTENT.
On page 3, I want footnote with page number.

Thanks
GrahamSkanRetiredCommented:
As I mentioned in my second comment, which you may have missed since we cross-posted, I think that already have a second section and it has the different first page setting,

From your last comment it seems that this was not as you intended. If so, then, instead of unlinking the different first page in the second, it might be better to remove different first page setting from the second section. However you would now have the headers and footers in the second section linked to the second page in the first section, since the pages would be of the same type - 'prime' and not 'first page'. Every page in the second section would have 'TABLE OF CONTENT', so you would still have to unlink from the previous section.

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