Work on Google Docs, Sheets, & Slides offline
If you aren't connected to the Internet, you can still create, view, and edit files on:
- Google Docs
- Google Sheets
- Google Slides
Turn on offline for Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides
You can save the most recently opened documents on your computer. To turn on offline access:
- On your computer, open the Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides home screen.
- In the top left, click Menu .
- Click Settings.
- Turn Offline on.
- When you turn on offline access for Docs, Sheets, Slides, or Drive, it will be turned on for the others, too.
Make specific files available offline
If you have enough storage, some of your most recent files will be automatically saved offline. To manually select files to save offline:
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