Add a numbered list, bulleted list, or checklist

You can add and customize bulleted or numbered lists in Google Docs and Slides. You can also add checklists in Google Docs.

Add a list

Google Docs

  1. Open a document in the Google Docs app.
  2. Tap Edit Edit.
  3. Tap the part of the screen where you want to add the list.
  4. At the top, tap Format Format.
  5. Tap Paragraph.
  6. Tap a list type:
    • Numbered list Numbered list
    • Bulleted list Bulleted list
  7. To change the list style, tap the Right arrow List options.
  8. Optional: To indent, at the bottom, tap:
    • Increase indent Increase indent
    • Decrease indent Decrease indent

Google Slides

  1. Open a presentation in the Google Slides app.
  2. Tap a section of a slide or double-tap a word to select it. Move the blue markers to select more text.
  3. At the top, tap Format Format.
  4. Tap Paragraph.
  5. Tap a list type:
    • Numbered list Numbered list
    • Bulleted list Bulleted list
  6. To change the list style, tap the Right arrow List options.
  7. Tap Back Back.
  8. Optional: To indent, at the bottom, tap
    • Increase indent Increase indent
    • Decrease indent Decrease indent
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