How to Increase the Font Size for an Entire Document in Google Docs

Google Docs contains many of the formatting options that are available in other word processing programs and, chances are, you may have already used a few of them in your existing document. But you may have found that a current font size is too small, or you are working on a document created by someone else, and you would like to increase the font sizes that the document contains.

But if you haven’t had to change an existing font size before, then you may not be sure how to do it. Additionally, if the document contains multiple different fonts, then you may be looking for a way to increase all of those font sizes without the need to select them each individually. Fortunately Google Docs has a tool that allows you to universally increase the font sizes in your document.


How to Make All of the Text in a Document Bigger in Google Docs

The steps in this article are going to show you how to select your entire document in Google Docs, then increase the font size for all of the text. Note that this works based off of the current font size, so if you have multiple font sizes in the document, then these steps will incrementally increase all of them. It doesn’t just set the font size for the entire document to one value. It increases all of the font sizes, even if some of them are already different.

Step 1: Go to your Google Drive at and open the document for which you would like to increase the font sizes.


Step 2: Click inside the body of the document, then press Ctrl + A on your keyboard to select everything.

select the entire document in google docs



Step 3: Click the Format tab at the top of the window.

click the format tab in google docs



Step 4: Select the Font size option, then click the Increase font size option.

how to increase font size in google docs



Are there any weird font settings applied to your document that you would like to remove all at once? Learn how to clear formatting in Google Docs so that you don’t need to find and change each individual font setting.

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