How To Bookmark In Google Docs

Last Updated on July 20, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to bookmark in Google Docs.

How To Bookmark In Google Docs

Google Docs makes it easy to save your place in a document and quickly jump back to it later. This can be done in a few clicks by using the built-in Bookmark feature.

Bookmarks can be helpful if you are writing a lengthy document and you want to quickly reference certain parts of the document. Users will be able to more easily navigate a longer document if links to certain bookmarked areas are provided.

In this guide, we will show you how to create and use bookmarks in Google Docs. We will also show you how to remove an existing bookmark.

How to Add a Bookmark in Google Docs

Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to add a bookmark in Google Docs.

Step 1

First, open the document you want to add a bookmark to. Afterward, place your cursor where you want to insert a bookmark.

Step 2

To add a bookmark at the current cursor position, click on Insert > Bookmark.

Step 3

The user will now see a blue bookmark icon indicating that a bookmark has been inserted in that location.

Step 4

To add a link to the bookmark, we’ll use the Insert link option in the toolbar. We can also create a new link by using Ctrl+K or Cmd+K.

Click on Headings and bookmarks in the pop-up menu,

Select the bookmark you want to add as a link.

Step 5

Your link should now be formatted as a clickable hyperlink.

Clicking on the link will navigate your cursor to the bookmarked section of your document.

Step 6

To remove a bookmark, click on the bookmark icon and select the Delete symbol on the right.


This guide should be everything you need to learn how to bookmark sections of text in a document in Google Docs.

You may make a copy of this sample document to test it out on your own.