Converting a PDF to a Google Doc

This page provides instructions for configuring the upload settings of Google Docs to convert a PDF to an editable Google Doc.


Change Your Upload Settings

  1. Click on the gear at the top right of your Google Docs webpage to reveal a drop-down menu.
  2. Select "Upload Settings" to reveal another drop-down menu.
  3. Within this menu, make sure "Convert text from uploaded PDF and image files" is checked.



Upload the Document

  1. Click the upload icon next to the "create" button.
  2. Select "Files..."
  3. Select the PDF you want to upload and click "Choose."

The PDF should automatically be converted into an editable format.




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