How To Spell Check On Google Docs

Last Updated on July 25, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to spell check on Google Docs.

How To Spell Check On Google Docs

Spelling and grammar mistakes can be a major problem when writing a document, and if you don’t catch them, you could end up with a document full of errors. Fortunately, Google Docs comes with a built-in spell checker that can help you quickly identify and correct any mistakes.

In this guide, we will show you how to use the spell checker in Google Docs.

How to Run a Spell Check in Google Docs

Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to run a spell check in Google Docs.

Step 1

First, open a document in Google Docs that you want to spell-check.

Step 2

Click Tools > Spelling and grammar > Spelling and grammar check.

We can also use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Alt+X to access this option.

Step 3

A pop-up will appear that will highlight any words in your document spelled incorrectly. You can click on Accept to fix the spelling or Ignore to leave it as is.


This guide should be everything you need to learn how to spell check on Google Docs.

Click this link to make a copy of this sample document to try doing it yourself!