We know that when you are working on Microsoft word, it is easier to check the word count and character count because they are visible right in front of you and you do not really have to do a lot to check them.

How to Check Word Count on Google Documents

But when it comes to checking the word count on google documents, it is slightly difficult and most of the time people have no idea how they can do it or what are the ways through which they can check the word count on Google documents.

It is very necessary to check the word count when you are writing some specific assignment, any business article, or any essay and if you have to do it in a google document then it gets a little difficult because people are not really habitual of that.

In this article, we will tell you how you can check word count on google documents so that next time when you are writing on a google document you do not need to worry about anything.

So, let’s get started with it so that you can easily do it the next time.

Word Count in Google Document:

The first thing that you need to make sure of is that you are logged into a google document when you have decided to write something in it.

Then open the document that you need to work on, or you can just simply start writing on a new document and start to type whatever you have to type.

When you have written your desired words and you want to check what the word count is, you need to click on the option called ‘tools’ option that is present in the menu bar.

You will see an option of word count in that bar and you can check the character count, word count, as well as the number of pages that you have used.

There is another option that you choose which says display word count while typing. You can choose that option if you constantly want to keep track of the words that you have written.

You can see this option at the bottom of the screen that you are using all the time when you are writing. You can also dismiss it if you do not want to see it constantly.

You can check the word count on both the desktop and the mobile.

On Phone:

On your phone, what you need to do is to open the google documents then tap on the plus sign that will be present on the side of your screen.

You can then start typing, to check the word count on your phone’s google document, tap on the three lines that are present on the upper right side of your phone.

You will see a list where you can check different things which also includes word count. Click on the option and you will find the word count of your file.

To exit this side screen, you just need to touch on any other part of the screen and you are good to go.