The shareable feature of Google Docs is the main reason for the esteem of Google Docs as an online editor. It facilitates users with additional features from online extensions such as “Code Blocks,” “Docs Tools,” etc. Therefore, it is beneficial for users to use extra features by converting the word document to Google Docs. This tutorial provides all the necessary guidance for converting a Word document to Google Docs.
How to Convert a Word Document to Google Docs?
The conversion of word Documents to Google Docs helps track the changes or work on the same document collaboratively. Let’s demonstrate how a word document can be converted to Google Docs:
Step 1: Open the Google Drive
After accessing Google’s “Drive folder”, select the “New” button to upload the Word document to Google Docs.
Step 2: Upload a Document
After pressing the “New” button, a pop-up window is generated with different options. Select the “File upload” option that navigates to the local system:
Step 3: Select the Word Document
Select the word document from your local system and click on the “Open” button:
Step 4: Verify the Uploaded Word Document
After selecting the file, the file will be uploaded to the selected location on Google Drive:
Step 5: Convert the Word to Google Docs
Double-click on the document to open. It can be seen from the image below that the document is still in the “docx” format:
Once the document is opened, click on the “File” option placed on the menu bar and select the “Save as Google Docs” option from the “File” tab of the Menu bar:
After selecting the “Save as Google Docs” option, the file is ready to modify in Google Docs:
Good Luck! You have experienced the conversion of Word documents to Google Docs.
To convert a Word document to Google Docs, open the Word document in Google Drive and then navigate to the “Save as Google Docs” option from the “File” tab. It is mandatory first to upload the “.docx” file in Google Drive. This Google Docs tutorial has briefly explained the step-by-step procedure to convert a Word document to Google Docs.