How To Make Labels In Google Docs

Last Updated on July 20, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

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

How To Make Labels In Google Docs

Labels are essential for organizing documents and personal belongings. However, you may not know how to create your own labels without using specialized applications.

Luckily, Google Docs offers a simple way to create labels that can be printed out and added to envelopes, folders, and other documents.

In this guide, we will show you how to make labels in Google Docs. We will discuss how to make labels using the built-in table feature and using a third-party add-on.

How To Insert Labels In Google Docs

Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to insert labels in google docs.

Step 1

First, create a new blank document in Google Docs.

Step 2

In the Insert menu, click on the table option and use the grid to determine the number of rows and columns your table will have.

In our example, we’ll use a 3×8 table, giving us a total of 24 cells to use as labels.

Step 3

Select the first cell in the inserted table.

Step 4

Type the content of the label and apply the desired formatting.

Step 5

Copy and paste the value of the first cell to the remaining cells in the table.

Step 6

Another way to make labels in Google Docs is through a third-party add-on. To browse for add-ons to install, click on Extensions > Add-ons > Get add-ons.

Step 7

Type label into the search bar and select your choice of add-on.

In this example, we will choose the add-on developed by Labelmaker.

Step 8

Click on Install and follow the dialog box to grant the required permissions.

You can access the add-on in the Extension menu.

Step 9

The Labelmaker add-on gives users the option to select a template.

These templates can be sorted by most popular or alphabetically.

Step 10

Click on Create labels to add labels to the current document

You can choose a Google Sheets spreadsheet as a source for the label content or you can fill out the content yourself.


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

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