How to Convert a Google Doc to PDF

Google Docs makes it easy to download your documents in different formats, including PDF. You can turn your documents into PDFs both on your desktop computer and on your Android phone. We’ll show you how.

Save Google Doc as PDF to Desktop

Ouvrez le Google Doc dans un navigateur.
Cliquez sur Fichier > Télécharger > Document PDF.
Choisissez un emplacement et un nom de fichier et cliquez sur "Enregistrer".

On your Windows, Mac, Linux, or Chromebook computer, use the Google Docs website to convert your documents to PDF.

To get started, open your favorite web browser and launch Google Docs. Log in to your account on the site, then click on the document you want to save as a PDF.

When the document opens, in the Google Docs menu bar, select File > Download > PDF Document.

Choose File > Download > PDF Document.

Your computer’s standard “Save As” window opens. Choose the folder in which you want to save your PDF, optionally enter a name for the file, then click “Save”.

There you go, you’re ready. The PDF version of your Google Doc is now available in the specified folder.


Did you know you can edit PDFs with Google Docs?

Convert Google Doc to PDF on Android

On your Android phone, use the free Google Docs app to convert your documents to PDF format.

To get started, launch the Google Docs app on your phone. Then select the document you want to save in PDF format.

On the document screen, in the upper right corner, tap the three dots.

Select the three dots in the upper right corner.

From the three-dot menu, select “Share & Export”.

Choose “Share and Export” from the menu.

In the “Share and export” menu, press “Save as”.

Select “Save As”.

You will see a “Save As” menu listing the formats in which you can download your document. Here, choose “PDF document” and press “OK”.

Select “PDF document” and press “OK”.

The PDF preview of your document opens. To save this PDF file, at the top of the preview, select the download icon (an arrow pointing down).

Your PDF will be downloaded and you will find it in your phone’s Downloads folder.

And that’s how to make your Google Docs accessible on many more devices!

If you want to edit your Google Docs offline, you can also save them in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format. Check out our guide to learn how.

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