How to check word count on Google Docs

How to check word count on Google Docs

You might have always wondered how to see the number of words you typed on google docs.

To check the word count on Google Docs, you can either count the number of words of the document in a long document or you can count the number of words as you type.

Either way, it lets you be aware of the number of words if you want to stick to a word limit. 

Steps to check word count on Google docs

  1. Go to Google Docs 
  2. To check the word count navigate to Tools > Word Count
how to see how many words you typed on google docs
  1. A pop-up will appear showing you details like characters, pages, and more information
How to check word count on Google Docs

To display word count while typing, check the checkbox “Display word count while typing” and click OK:

How to check word count on Google Docs