Create and rename documents, spreadsheets, and presentations

You can create and name documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in the Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides home screens. Your Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides are then available to edit, share, and work on with others.

Create a document, spreadsheet, or presentation

To create a new document, spreadsheet, or presentation:

  1. Open the Docs, Sheets, or Slides home screen that matches the type of file you want to create:
  2. In the bottom right corner of the screen, click the + button. This will create and open your new document, spreadsheet, or presentation.

You can also create new documents, spreadsheets, and presentations straight from the following URLs:

Rename a document, spreadsheet, or presentation

When you create a new document, spreadsheet, or presentation, it’ll be named “Untitled document (or spreadsheet, or presentation)” by default. To rename the file:

  1. Click the name at the top of the file.
  2. Type the new name.
  3. Press Enter.

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