[Beginner's Guide] How to Share Google Docs Docs with Friends

Google Docs is an online-based word, excel, and PowerPoint document service that you can access across devices, whether desktop, mobile, tablet, or web. Another advantage is that you can share documents created in Google Docs with anyone through several means, email, links, and the web.

[Beginner's Guide] How to Share Google Docs Docs with Friends

Sharing documents in Google Docs is simple. It only takes a few steps. But, if you're still having trouble doing so, the following beginner's guide could be a clue.

As usual, open the Google Docs web and click the document you want to share.

Click File: Share or click the Share button at the top right that's blue.

How to Share Google Docs Docs with Friends

When the popup appears, you can directly share the document in this step and enter the email address of the intended friend. Then click the pencil icon and change its access authority to Can edit for more freedom. Then click the Submit button.

How to Share Google Docs Docs with Friends

But if you want to do more, like share a link to a friend who doesn't have an email, click the Advanced menu.

In the popup window, you'll see a link that you can copy and share. But before sharing, first, change the privacy. Click the Change menu.

Then select the option Active – public on the web if you want to be published on the web, or active – anyone who has a link if you're going to share a link to any platform such as SMS, email, chat, social media, and forums

Once saved, you can copy the link and send it to a friend.

In addition to being shared via email and the links above, documents in Google Docs can also be inserted into the web or blog or downloaded to become later offline documents where users can edit, copy, and print the form. These features apply to all types of documents, from word to excel to PowerPoint.

The document formats supported include:

  • Word
  • OpenDocument (.odt)
  • Rich text format (.rtf)
  • Pdf
  • Txt
  • HTML
  • Epub

How to Share Google Docs Link from Smartphone (Hp)

That's how to share a Google Docs link from your PC or browser. Now, we will try how to share google docs links from Hp (smartphone).

  1. Run the Google Docs app on your smartphone. Oya, to run this tutorial must use the official Google Doc application that you can download from the Play Store.
  2. Once the app is running, tap the three-dot button right next to the document in your account.
  3. Next, tap the share menu.
  4. Enter the email of the friend or coworker who will receive the document. Specify the type of access, whether it's just viewing, commenting, or editor.
  5. Also, add a few introductory sentences, then tap the send button.
  6. Remove Other Users' Access in Google Docs
  7. you can also remove access to other users you collaborate with and tap the three-dot menu next to the document.
  8. Then tap Manage People and Links.
  9. Tap the user's email, and tap Remove or Delete.


How to Share Google Docs Docs with Friends