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Install and use add-ons (English only)

You can use add-ons to do more with Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms. Visit the Docs, Sheets, and Forms add-on stores to see what is available. Add-ons aren’t available on Google Slides.

Install an add-on

Google Docs & Google Sheets

  1. Open a document or spreadsheet.
  2. Click Add-ons and then Get add-ons.
  3. Point to an add-on to see a short description. To see a full description, click the add-on.
  4. To install the add-on, click Free.
  5. For most add-ons, a message will appear requesting access to data that the add-on needs to work. Read the message, then click Allow.

Google Forms

  1. Open a form.
  2. In the top right, click More More.
  3. Click Add-ons.
  4. Point to an add-on to see a short description. To see a full description, click the add-on.
  5. To install the add-on, click Free.
  6. For most add-ons, a message will appear requesting access to data that the add-on needs to work. Read the message, then click Allow.
Turn add-ons on and off

You can turn add-ons on or off at any time. To remove an add-on from all your files, uninstall it.

Google Docs & Google Sheets

  1. Open a document, spreadsheet, or form.
  2. Click Add-ons and then Manage add-ons.
  3. Choose an add-on from the list.
  4. Click MANAGE. Check or uncheck "Use in this document" to turn the add-on on or off.

Google Forms

  1. Open a form.
  2. In the top right, click More More.
  3. Click Add-ons.
  4. Choose an add-on from the list.
  5. Click MANAGE and then Use in this document. Check or uncheck "Use in this document" to turn the add-on on or off.
Use add-ons

Google Docs & Google Sheets

  1. Open a document, spreadsheet, or form.
  2. Click Add-ons.
  3. Choose an add-on from the list.

Google Forms

  1. Open a form.
  2. In the top right, click More More.
  3. Click Add-ons.
  4. Choose an add-on from the list.
Uninstall an add-on

Google Docs & Google Sheets

  1. Open a document, spreadsheet, or form.
  2. Click Add-ons and then Manage add-ons.
  3. Choose an add-on from the list.
  4. Click MANAGE and then Remove.

To report a problem with an add-on, click Report an issue.

Google Forms

  1. Open a form.
  2. In the top right, click More More.
  3. Click Add-ons and then Manage add-ons.
  4. Choose an add-on from the list.
  5. Click MANAGE and then Remove.

Use Apps Script with Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms

You can add custom menus, dialogs, and sidebars to Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms with Google Apps Script.

To get started, visit the Google Apps Script website.

Mary is a Docs & Drive expert and author of this help page. Leave her feedback below about the page.

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