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How to Highlight Text in Google Docs

You can highlight text in Google Docs and here's how you can do that on PC and Android:

PC

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    ​Sign into Google Docs.
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    ​Open the document and then select the text you want to highlight.
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    ​Now, click on "Highlight color" icon which you can find between "Text color" and "Insert link."
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    ​Click on the color you want.
Highlight text colors in Google Docs

That's it. All done.

If you want to remove the text highlighting, then select the highlighted text and then hit the "Highlight color" icon at the top. Now, select "None."

Android

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    ​Open Google Docs app.
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    ​Open the document and then hit the "Pencil" icon at the bottom.
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    ​Select the text you want to highlight and then hit the "Format" icon which you find on the left side of the "+" icon.
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    ​Now, under "Text," you can see "Highlight color." Tap on it.
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    ​Choose the color you want.
Highlight color section in Google Docs app

That's all. All done.

To Remove Text Highlighting:

Select the highlighted text. Hit the "Format" icon and then tap the "Highlight color." Choose "None."

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