Change how paragraphs & fonts look

You can use the toolbar at the top of a document to: 

  • Edit and format the text and paragraph spacing
  • Change the font and background color
  • Bold, italicize, underline, or strikethrough text 

Format paragraphs

Change paragraph spacing
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open a document in the Google Docs app.
  2. Tap Edit Edit.
  3. Double-tap the place in your document you want to edit. Move the blue markers to select more text.
  4. Tap Format Format and thentap Paragraph.
  5. Next to "Line spacing," use the arrows to choose the amount of space you want between the lines in the paragraph.
Change paragraph alignment
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open a document in the Google Docs app.
  2. Tap Edit Edit.
  3. Double-tap the place in your document you want to edit. Move the blue markers to select more text.
  4. Tap Format Format and thentap Paragraph.
  5. Choose an alignment option.

Format fonts

Bold, italicize, or underline text
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open a document in the Google Docs app.
  2. Tap Edit Edit.
  3. Double-tap the place in your document you want to edit. Move the blue markers to select more text.
  4. Tap a format option.
Change font style, size, or color
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open a document in the Google Docs app.
  2. Tap Edit Edit.
  3. Double-tap the place in your document you want to edit. Move the blue markers to select more text.
  4. Tap Format Format and then tap Text.
  5. In the menu, tap Style, Font, Size, Text color, or Highlight color to format your font.

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