Hyperlinks in Word are useful. Use the Word hyperlink feature to link websites and email addresses directly with Word documents.


  1. Create a new document. If you want, you can use our practice document.
  2. Create a hyperlink that links to an email address. If you're using the example, add a hyperlink for Olivia Mayne's email address, omayne@vestainsurance.com, at the bottom of the letter.
  3. Type or select some text (a word or phrase), and format it with a hyperlink of your choosing. If you'd like, you can use our URL www.gcflearnfree.org to practice with.
  4. Test the hyperlink you created by clicking on it. The webpage should open in your web browser.