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Use word count
- Open the Google Docs app .
- Open a document.
- Tap More .
- Tap Word count to see the number of:
- Characters excluding spaces
Note: Unless you select a certain part of the document, word count applies to everything except headers, footers, and footnotes.
Word count isn't available for:
- Google Sheets
- Google Slides
- Google Docs you open in Microsoft Office Compatibility Mode