How to Change Margins in Google Docs

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Here, I use Windows 10 PC, Android, and iPhone. Let’s get started.

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How to Change Margins, Paper Size, and Orientation in Google Docs

PC

Sign in to Google Docs.

​Open the document you want.

Click “File” at the top and “Page Setup” at the bottom.

For Orientation

Under “Orientation” you will see “Portrait” and “Landscape.” Select the one you prefer.


For Margins

​In the “Page setup” pop-up, you will see “Margins” on the right.

Under that, you will see Top, Bottom, Left and Right and a field beside all of them.

​Enter the inches in the field beside Top, Bottom, Left, and Right.


For Paper Size

Under “Paper size,” you will see a drop-down list. Open it and then select the one you prefer.


Click the “Set as default” button if you want to set all settings in the pop-up as default.

Click the “OK” button in the pop-up.


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Android or iPhone

​Open the Google Docs app.

​Open the document and click on the “Pencil” icon at the bottom.

​Tap the three vertical or horizontal dots at the top.

Click on the “Page setup.”

For Orientation

Tap “Orientation” and select “Portrait” or “Landscape.”


For Margins (iPhone)

Tap “Margins.” You will see four options: Narrow, Default, Wide, and Custom.

Select the desired one and click “Apply” in the upper right.


For Paper Size

​Tap “Paper size” and select the one you want.


To view the change: Tap the three vertical or horizontal dots at the top. Activate the “Print layout.”

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How to Double Space in Google Docs

PC

​Sign in to Google Docs.

​Open the document and then select the text.

Click on the “Line spacing” icon at the top, located between “Justify” and “Numbered list.”

Select “Double.”

Alternative Method

You can do the same task by selecting text and clicking Format > Line spacing > Double.

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Android or iPhone

Open the Google Docs app.

Open the document you want.

Click on the “Pencil” icon at the bottom.

Select the text and then click on the “Format” icon at the top.

Tap the “Paragraph” tab.

You see “Line spacing.”

Press the “Up” arrow until you see the “2” next to the “Line spacing.”

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