Google Docs platform allows us to save our files in different formats. In this article, you can learn that how to convert your Google docs to pdf.
In this article, you can find the instructions for Desktop/Laptop (in the web browser) and mobile ( with Google Docs app ).
|What to Know:
1. Download Google Docs file in PDF: Login in Google Account > Open your Documents file in Google Docs > Click on File > Download > Click on PDF Document (.pdf)
2. Send Google Docs file in Email as PDF: Login in Google Account > Open your Documents file in Google Docs > Click on File > Email as attachment > Select PDF in attach as > Enter Address, subject, and message > Click on Send Button
3. Send Google Docs to Google Drive: Sign-in to your Google Account > Open your Documents file in Google Docs > Click on File > Print > Save as PDF ( for Local Computer )/ Save to Google Drive
Google docs to pdf process by using Browser on Laptop/Desktop
Download Google Docs file into pdf?
Google Docs to pdf conversation is very simple, and you can do this in just a few steps. To download the Google Doc file in PDF, you need to follow the steps below:
|Login > Open Your Doc file > click on File in menu bar > Download > PDF Document (.pdf)|
For reference, you can check the image below.
Email your Google Doc file in PDF
You do not need to go with the upper process. Usually, we follow this process – open Gmail > Compose > Enter Address, subject, and message > Attach PDF file > Send
But, the Google Docs platform offers the feature to send our files in PDF format directly from Google Docs.
After Login into your account you can follow this path:
|Click on File > Email > Email this File > Select PDF Format > Enter Address, subject, and message > Click on Send Button|
How to send the G-Docs files to My Drive?
Again, it’s a straightforward process. You need to follow this path to send your file to Google Drive/My Drive.
|Click on File > move > Select path to Save Doc file in My Drive|
Check the image below for more clear information.
Save or Send Google Doc file as PDF on iPhone or on Android Mobile
The process of converting your Google Docs to PDF is different on Mobile. You have to download the app from the app store to use Google Docs on your iPhone and Android Mobile phone.
Download in iPhone: Go to App Store > Search for Google Docs app > Download/Install
Download on Android: Go to Play Store > Search for the application > Download/Install
After installation, the app on your mobile phone, login into the app using your Google Account, and follow the steps below.
|Share/Save on iPhone: Open Your File > Click on three dots on the upper right corner (…) > Share and Export > Send a Copy > Select your format as PDF > OK > Select apps to send or click on Save to Files ( to save on your mobile)|
On iPhone, you can find both options on the last screen of the process. But On an Android mobile phone, you have to go through a different approach.
|Share on Android: Open Your File > Click on three dots on the upper right corner (…) > Share and Export > Send a Copy > Select your format as PDF > OK > choose an app from the list to send.|
|Save in Android: Open Your File > Click on three dots on the upper right corner (…) > Share and Export > Save As > Select your format as PDF > OK > Click on Download Button > Browser will ask to Download > Click on Download.|
Advantages of converting Google Docs to PDF documents?
PDF is the nickname for Portable Document Format. Adobe developed the format in the early 1990s to distribute data without altering the layout of the content.
We were sharing files between computers used to be difficult before the 1990s. Fonts, text sizes, and other settings were frequently lost or changed.
PDF is a popular file format because it supports visual features such as clip art, digital graphics, and photographs.
People prefer it because it gives the impression of being more polished and professional. PDF format takes up less space than some other file formats, making it perfect for emailing, printing, and uploading documents to the internet.
PDFs remove unneeded and distracting digital documents, such as margins and outlines, to keep your layout.
Where you can use PDF format Documents
- You can use PDF file format for Legal forms, Like contracts, Bills, etc.
- For online portfolios, Resume, Cover letter
- PDF format is very popular for eBooks
- For projects (ex. Schools)