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Add, edit, or remove a link

You can insert, update, or delete a link in Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides.

Computer

Add a link

  1. Open a document, spreadsheet, or presentation.
  2. Click where you want the link or highlight the text that you want to link.
  3. Click Insert > Link.
  4. In the "Text" field, type the text you want to be linked.
  5. In the "Link" field, enter a URL or email address or search for a website.
  6. Click Apply.

Change or remove a link

  1. Open a document, spreadsheet, or presentation.
  2. Click the link you want to remove.
  3. To remove the link, click Remove. To update the link, click Change and choose a new link or text.
Android

Add a link

  1. Open your file in the Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides app.
  2. Highlight text or tap the area in the file where you want the link to appear.
  3. In the top right, tap Insert .
  4. Tap Link.
  5. In the "Text" field, type the text you want to be linked.
  6. In the "Link" field, enter a URL or email address or search for a website.
  7. To save, tap Done .

Change or remove a link

  1. Open your file in the Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides app.
  2. Tap Edit .
  3. Tap the text, cell, or shape with the link you'd like to remove.
  4. To remove the link, tap Remove link. To change the link, tap More three vertical dots > Edit link.
iPhone or iPad

Note: Insert and remove links is not available on the Google Sheets app for iPhone or iPad.

Add a link

  1. Open your file in the Google Docs or Slides app.
  2. Highlight text or touch the area in the file where you want the link to appear.
  3. In the top right, tap Insert .
  4. Tap Link.
  5. In the "Text" field, type the text you want to be linked.
  6. In the "Link" field, enter a URL or email address or search for a website.
  7. To save, tap Done .

Change or remove a link

  1. Open your file in the Google Docs or Slides app.
  2. Tap Edit .
  3. Tap the text with the link you'd like to remove.
  4. To remove the link, tap Remove link. To change the link, tap More right arrow > Edit link.

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