How To Hyperlink In Google Docs

Last Updated on July 20, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

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

How To Hyperlink In Google Docs

Hyperlinks are a great way to connect different parts of a document, or to conveniently link to external websites. Google Docs makes it easy to add hyperlinks to your document.

In this guide, we will show you how to add a hyperlink in Google Docs. We will also explain how to customize the link’s text, and how to link to a specific section of a website.

How to Add a Link in Google Docs

Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to add a link in google docs.

Step 1

First, select the text you want to convert into a hyperlink.

In this example, we want to convert the words “main website” into a hyperlink.

Step 2

Click on the Insert link icon found in the toolbar. You may also use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+K (Windows) or Cmd+K (Mac).

Step 3

A pop-up will appear where you are given the option to search for a document to link to or to paste a link from your clipboard.

Step 4

In our example, we’ll paste a sample link. Click on Apply to proceed.

Step 5

The selected text should now be converted into a hyperlink.

We can click on the icon seen below to copy the link.

We can also click the Edit icon to change the URL of the hyperlink as well as the text displayed. For example, we can change the text “main website” to “official website”

We can also click on the Remove link icon to convert our hyperlink back into text.


This guide should be everything you need to learn how to hyperlink in Google Docs.

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