How to Insert Watermarks in Google Docs?

Google Docs is one of the best word processing applications in the market.

However, it has some limitations. For example, Adding Watermarks to its documents.

Unlike Microsoft Word that has an exclusive option to add watermarks to its document, there is another way to add watermarks in Google Docs.

In this article, we will explore the same. But, first, let’s talk about Why we add watermarks in a document.

Why Watermark is Important?

Watermarks are generally added in a document to make it exclusive.

It also signifies that a document is copyright protected.

Watermarks are generally a logo or text representing the owner of the respective document.

While the history of the watermark is quite old, today it is generally used for branding and copyrighting.

People also use it in confidential documents or legal documents.

Now, while watermark has so many uses, let’s learn How to add it to the documents in Google Docs.

How to Add Watermarks in Google Docs?

Unlike Microsoft Word, Google Docs doesn’t have an exclusive option to add Watermark on the document.

However, there is another way.

To add a watermark in the document in Google Docs, we will use the Insert Image option.

First, create an image of your watermark in any of the Image editing software. I am using Windows Paint App to do the same.

Next, I put the image in the document, rotate it by 330 degrees.

Then, I choose the Behind Text option in the Text Wrapping menu and fix the image position on the page at the Center, and set its transparency to 80%.

Now, even though we can use this method to add watermarks in Google Docs there is one limitation.

We have to repeat the above steps for adding the watermark image to all the pages in Google docs.

So, that’s all for this article. If you have some others methods to add watermarks in Google Docs, do let me know in the comments down below.

Read also: How to Insert Section Breaks in Google Docs?

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