The Google Docs iPhone app lets you perform many of the same document editing tasks that you can perform when working with documents in a desktop or laptop’s Web browser.
But the change to the interface that is required with a smaller device like an iPhone means that the layout of Google Docs is very different.
If you’re new to the Google Docs iPhone app and are trying to familiarize yourself with the location of many of its features, you may be struggling to do something like changing the font.
Our guide below is going to show you how to change the font in the Google Docs app on an iPhone so that you can use a different font for existing or new text in your document.
How to Change Google Docs Fonts in the iPhone App
The steps in this guide were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.5.1. I am using the most current version of the Google Docs app that was available when this article was written.
Step 1: Open the Google Docs app.
Step 2: Open the document to edit, or create a new document.
Step 3: Touch the pencil icon at the bottom-right corner of the screen.
Step 4: Select the existing text to edit, or tap at the point in the document where you want to start typing with the new font.
Step 5: Touch the A icon at the top-right of the screen.
Step 6: Choose the Font option.
Step 6: Select the font that you wish to use.
If you had selected existing text, then that text will change to the font you just chose. If you are typing new text then that new text will use your chosen font.
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Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science he spent several years working in IT management for small businesses. However, he now works full time writing content online and creating websites.
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