How to Add Page Numbers in the Google Docs iPhone App

The steps in this article are going to show you how to use the Google Docs iPhone app to add page numbers to your document.

  1. Open the Google Docs app.
  2. Select the file to edit.
  3. Tap the pencil button at the bottom-right.
  4. Touch the + icon at the top.
  5. Choose the Page number option.
  6. Select the page number location you want to use.

Editing documents in the Google Docs application allows anyone with a Google Account to create and edit documents from anywhere with an Internet connection.

This ability isn’t limited to just your computer, however, as there is also a Google Docs iPhone app. This app lets you perform many of the same functions on your iPhone that you have access to with your computer.

One option in the app lets you add page numbers to your document. Our guide below will show you where to find this option so that you can place page numbers in one of several locations in your Google Docs file.

Google Docs iPhone – How to Add Page Numbers

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.3. I am using the most current version of the Google Docs app that was available when this article was written. If you don’t already have the Google Docs app on your iPhone you can download and install it here. You will then need to sign into your Google Account the first time you open the app.

Step 1: Open the Google Docs app on your iPhone.

open the Google Docs app

Step 2: Select the file to which you wish to add page numbers.

Step 3: Touch the pencil icon at the bottom-right of the screen.

tap the pencil button

Step 4: Tap the + icon at the top of the screen.

tap the plus icon at the top of the screen

Step 5: Choose Page numbers from the menu at the bottom of the screen.

select the page numbers option

Step 6: Select the desired location for the page numbers. Note that the location is indicated by the numbers on the paper icons.

how to add page numbers in the Google Docs iPhone app

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