With the Google Docs download option, you can download some or all documents from the cloud to your desktop and mobile device in a variety of formats. These formats include common formats such as PDF and Microsoft Word (DOCX). We will show you how.
With Google Docs on your desktop and Android phone, you can download your documents in any format you like. However, on the iPhone or iPad, you can only do your paperwork for offline use. This means you can not technically download files, but view them offline in the Google Docs application.
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Download Google Docs on desktop
To download your documents on your desktop, launch your favorite web browser on your computer and open Google Docs. If you are not already logged in, sign in to your account.
On the Docs site, open the document you want to save to your computer.
Once the document is started, from the menu bar, select File> Download. Select the format in which you want to download your document.
The default window for registering your computer opens. Select the folder where you want to save your document and click “Save”.
Your Google Document has been successfully downloaded to your computer for offline use. You are ready.
Download multiple or all Google documents
If you want to upload multiple documents at once, go to Google Drive, select the document you want to upload, right-click on one of them and select “Upload”. Your files will be downloaded in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
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Backup Google Document on Android
On Android, use the free Google Docs app to download your documents in a variety of file formats.
To do this, first launch Google Docs on your phone. Next, tap the document you want to download.
On the Document screen, tap the three dots in the upper right corner.
Select the three dots in the upper right corner.
In the three-point menu that opens, select “Share and Export”.
Tap “Share & Export”.
In the “Share and Export” menu, click “Save As”.
Select “Save As”.
The “Save As” menu opens, listing all the formats for downloading your document. Select a format and press “OK”.
Select the file format and press “OK”.
Google will download the Docs file to your mobile phone’s storage and view it in your Mobile’s File Manager application.
Make Google Docs Offline on iPhone and iPad
Google Docs files can not be downloaded as it does on iPhone or iPad, desktop or Android. But you can make your documents available offline, allowing you to access your files in the Google Docs app even when you are not connected to the Internet.
To use this option, first open the Google Docs app on your mobile. Next, tap the document you want to make available locally.
When the document screen opens, select the three dots in the upper right corner.
Tap the three dots in the upper right corner.
In the three-dot menu below, tap “Available Offline”.
Select “Available Offline”.
Google Docs will make the selected document available offline. When you return to the main docs screen, all your offline files will be listed with a verified icon.
Documentation available for offline use.
This is how you can transfer your Google Docs documents online only to your different devices for offline use. Very helpful!
Similarly, you can export all your Google Drive files to your devices. Check it out if you are interested.
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