How to Change Orientation in Google Docs

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This Itechguide teaches you how to change orientation in Google Docs. The guide covers steps to change orientation in Google Docs from a PC or the Google Docs Apps.

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How to Change Orientation in Google Docs from a PC

How to Change Orientation in Google Docs on a PC
  • Open Docs.Google.com from your PC. Then open the document you want to work on.
  • You can open the document from your recently opened list or from Google Drive. To open a Google Docs document from Google Drive, click the 3 lines on the top left of Docs home page.
  • Then, select Drive. When Drive opens, navigate to the location of the document and open it.
  • On the top left of the Google Docs document, click File. Then scroll down the displayed options and select Page setup.
Page setup is towards the end of the options. So, you need to scroll down to see it.
  • When Page setup opens, change the orientation as you wish. The default is Portrait. You could also modify the Paper size, Page color or Margins.
  • When you finish, you could click Set as default to set Google Docs to use the defined Page setup. Finally, click OK.

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How to Change Orientation in Google Docs from the iPhone App

  • Open Google Docs App for iPhone from your phone. Then, if you have not already logged in, login with your Google Account.
How to Change Orientation in Google Docs from the iPhone App
  • Open the document you want to work on. You can open the document from Last opened by me group or from Google Drive.
How to Change to Landscape in Google Docs (from the iPhone App)
  • To open a saved document from Google Drive, tap the folder icon on the top right of the App.
  • Then, on the top right of the document, tap the 3 dots. A list of options will be displayed.
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  • From the displayed options, tap Page setup.
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  • When Page setup opens, tap Orientation.
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  • Finally, select your preferred orientation – default is Portrait. To exit Orientation screen, tap the arrow beside it.
  • Then, to exit Page setup, tap the cancel (x) button on the top left of the page.
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How to Change Orientation in Google Docs from the Android App

  • Open the Google Docs App on your Android phone.
How to Change Orientation in Google Docs from the Android App
  • Then open the docuemnt you want to change orientation for. You can open the document under Last opened by me or from Google Drive.
How to Change to Landscape in Google Docs (from the Android App)
  • To access Google Drive, on the top right of the App, tap the folder icon. Then select Google Drive.
  • When the document opens, on the bottom right of the document, tap the edit button (looks like a pencil).
If you do not tap the edit button before the next step, Page setup will NOT be available!
How to Change to Landscape in Google Docs (from the Android App)
  • On the top right of the document, tap the 3 dots. Then, from the list of options displayed, tap Page setup – see the images below…
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  • When Page setup opens, tap Orientation.
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  • Finally, on the Orientation screen, tap on the orientation you require (default is Portrait).
  • To return to Page setup, tap the back arrow beside Orientation – top left of the page.
  • Then at Page setup, tap the back arrow.

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