How to Change Page Color in Google Docs

In this post, we’ll see how to change page color in Google Docs. Let’s get started.

PC

Steps

  1. ​Go to Google Docs. Sign in, if not already.

  2. Open the document you want.

  3. Click “File” at the top and then click the “Page setup” option.

  4. Now, you can see the “Page setup” pop-up where you can see a drop-down beneath “Page color.” Open it and then select the color you wish.
    Selected preferred page color in Google Docs

  5. ​If you wish to set the page color as the default​, click on the “Set as default” button. Keep in mind that not only page color, but every other setting in the pop-up will also be set as default.

  6. ​Click the “Ok” button in the pop-up.

That’s all. All done.

If you want to get back to default, then follow the above steps but choose the “White” color.

Android

  1. ​Open the Google Docs app and then open the document you wish. Click on the “Pencil” icon at the bottom.
  2. ​Tap the overflow menu (three vertical dots) at the top and then tap on “Page setup.”
  3. ​Now, hit “Page colour.”
  4. Pick the color you wish.
Selected preferred page color in Google Docs for Android

That’s all. All done.

If you want to go back to default, then follow the above steps (1-3) and select the “White” color.

iPhone

  1. Open the Google Docs app.
  2. Open the document and then tap the “Pencil” icon at the bottom.
  3. Tap the three horizontal dots at the top.
  4. Hit Page setup > Page colour.
  5. Select the color you prefer.
Selected preferred page color in Google Docs for iPhone

That’s it. All done.

If you want to go back to default, follow the above steps (1-4) and then select “White” color.

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