How To Install Add-ons in Google Docs

Expand Google Docs to work for you!
Britt Britt (65)
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While Google Workspace provides many tools in Google Docs, advanced users might feel like certain features are lacking compared to its counterparts. Thankfully, the Google Workspace Marketplace provides free or paid add-ons to expand what you can do in Google Docs!

This guide will show you how to use the Google Workspace Marketplace and install an add-on to Google Docs. You can also get add-ons for Google Sheets, Google Slides, and Google Forms!

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Go to the add-ons tab on the top toolbar and click “Get add-ons.”

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Search with keywords for the add-on you need. Browse for the one you like most and move onto the next step.

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Install the add-on. Go on!

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Make sure you chose the correct Google account.

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Allow Access for the add-on.

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Click the Add-ons tab on the toolbar and use the drop-down menu to change settings or use the add-on’s features.

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Google Docs can be shared individually, across a team or organization, or even published publicly to the web.