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Important: Explore Explore in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides will no longer be available by January 30, 2024. You can use the tool finder in Docs, Sheets, and Slides to quickly get to actions like “conditional formatting” in Sheets, “pageless” in Docs and “open templates” in Slides. You can also enter “@” and select from a series of items to create content like: 

  • Dropdowns, emojis and people chips 
  • Meeting notes and email drafts in Docs
  • Finance chips in Sheets

Find and add suggested content to documents in Google Docs. The suggested content is related to what’s in your document. You can also search your docs and the web from within a document.

See suggested content

  1. Open a document in the Google Docs app.
  2. Tap Edit Edit.
  3. Tap More .
  4. Tap Explore.
  5. You might see information you can use to help finish your work and images you can add.
    • Topics: To see search results for topics related to your document, tap the title.
    • Images: To preview an image, tap it. To use, tap Insert. This will also add a footnote to the bottom of the document.
    • Related research: You'll see research relating to what's in your document.
  6. To close, tap Close Close.

If you don't see suggestions, add more content to your document.

Search the web from inside a document

  1. Open a document in the Google Docs app.
  2. Tap Edit Edit.
  3. Tap More .
  4. Tap Explore.
  5. Type a search in the search bar to search the web.

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