If you've just bought a staple gun and have never used one before, figuring out how to load staples into the staple gun can be quite a mystery. It is actually very simple to do once you have located the mechanism that opens the staple loading area.

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Staple Gun
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Step 1

Locate the release button. On newer staple guns it is a rubber area with grips.

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Step 2

Squeeze and pull the release button.

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Step 3

Turn the staple gun over and place the staples in the crevasse up-side-down, as shown in the illustration.

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Step 4

Make sure that the staples are all level and that none are sticking up above the staple gun.

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Step 5

Push the release button back into place until you hear a click. The gun is now ready to staple.