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Here’s How To Use Grammarly In Google Docs


Here’s How To Use Grammarly In Google Docs

Grammarly offers an improved check of your spelling and grammar.

Whether you’re a writer by choice or do it as part of a job, WRITING can be difficult. Even the best writers struggle with a lack of inspiration. And as a result, many lean on Docs’ built-in spell checker and third-party services like Grammarly to improve their writings & for better word suggestions. 

Of the numerous third-party services is Grammarly. It’s one of the best Google Chrome extensions, offering an improved check of your spelling and grammar. It is a solid addition to Google Docs, a word processor for writing everything from articles to email. It’s also the best rival of Microsoft Editor

Steps to install?

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To start using the extension, you first have to install it. Launch your Google Chrome, then visit the Chrome Web Store. Next, navigate the extension page by searching for Grammarly in the box at the top left. Once it appears, click the Add to Chrome button. 

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In this dialog box [pictured above], tap the Add extension button, and once you install the extension, a tabs open – prompting you to sign in or create an account. You can install Grammarly in other browsers like FireFox and Safari, but your best experience will be using Chrome. 

To enable Grammarly in Google Docs.

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First, open a Google Doc, then click the extension icon in the upper-right corner of your Brower. Next is to flip the Check for writing suggestion on Google Docs toggle switch to on, and Grammarly is ready for use.  

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In a Google Doc, Grammarly has many features, including the Red Underlines, which show suggested corrections. 

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With the extension enabled, an icon at the lower-right corner tells you information at a glance. If the icon displays a spinning style, Grammarly checks your work, and if it turns green [pictured below], it implies it has no issues with your writing. When red, it has a number inside it, meaning Grammarly has identified some issues. 

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To see an in-depth list of suggestions, click the Grammarly Icon, which opens a Sidebar. 

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The extension also allows you to set goals for your piece’s audience, formality, domain, and intent. Each goal has different options depending on whether you’re a free or premium subscriber. To modify your goals, open the Sidebar and click the target with an arrow at the top right. 

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Get your A-game on with Grammarly

Using the extension in Google Docs is no doubt a straightforward way to improve your writing. First install it, then enable it, and you’re good to GO. 

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