How To Use Grammarly Premium In Docs?

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Grammarly on Google Docs is undoubtedly the best way to check your written content. 

With the convenience of the extension, it has become easier to spot grammatical errors and correct them without changing tabs. You can do everything in one place!

Adding the extension, activating, and using it can be a bit complex for some people. We admit it; the method could be more straightforward. But you’ll soon get the hang of it. 

In this article, we will give you a step-by-step guide on how to use Grammarly on Google Docs and discuss a few other essentials as well. 

Let’s dive into the details!

How Does Grammarly Work On Google Docs?

Grammarly is one of the most popular AI-powered tools for correcting grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc. 

Previously, if you wanted to check your content, you would need to open the Grammarly website on another tab and copy-paste your content. However, thanks to Grammarly’s extension (still in its beta version), you can now directly check for errors from Google Docs. 

The Grammarly extension saves you from the hassle and time-consuming method of running to and from another tab. You can enjoy all the features right from your Google Docs page. 

Also Read: If you want to know more about Grammarly? Well, check our detailed Grammarly review here.

Installing Grammarly For Google Chrome 

Not only is the Grammarly extension convenient, but installing it is simple as well. 

Here is a step-by-step guide to installing Grammarly on your Google Chrome browser. 

Step 1: Visit the Chrome Web Store or click here. 

Step 2: Search for “Grammarly” in the search tab. 

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Step 3: Click on the first option. 

Click On First Option

Step 4: Click on “Add to Chrome. After that, the download will begin automatically. 

Add to Chrome

Congratulations! You have successfully installed and added Grammarly to your Google Chrome browser. 

Enabling Grammarly Extension On Google Docs

Now that you’ve installed the Grammarly extension, let’s review the steps to enable it on Google Docs. 

Step 1: Go to the Google Docs file you want to edit. 

Step 2: Click on the small Grammarly icon on the top right corner of your screen. 

Click on the small Grammarly

Step 3: Turn it on to view the corrections on your document. 

view the corrections

Step 4: You can now see the errors underlined in red, blue, green, and purple. You can hover over the word with the cursor to view the corrected version and click on it to make changes. As simple as that! 

see the errors underlined

Congratulations! You now know how to correct your documents with the Grammarly extension. 

Using Grammarly Sidebar On Google Docs

Besides hovering over the underlined errors, there is an additional way to view your errors: the sidebar. Using the sidebar, you can view more detailed mistakes. Follow the steps below. 

Step 1: To access the sidebar, click on this tiny icon at the bottom right corner of your screen. 

To access the sidebar

Step 2: You can now see additional errors which were not visible before. You can review them on the sidebar as well as on your document. You can scroll the sidebar to view all the errors. 

see additional errors

Step 3: Click on any error in the sidebar to expand it and find the correct version. Click on the correction to make changes in your Doc.

Click on any error in the sidebar

Step 4: Once you have made all the corrections, the sidebar will appear like this. 

There you go! You now know how to make detailed corrections on your Google Docs using the Grammarly extension sidebar!

made all the corrections

How To Set Goals For Grammarly On Google Docs

One of the features of Grammarly that we love is that it prioritizes individual needs. It does not force a “one-size-fits-all” rule for its users. 

Grammarly’s goal-setting feature provides suggestions based on your target audience and the writing style you’re going for. 

For example, if you want to keep your content formal, Grammarly will make suggestions accordingly by pointing out informal words or phrases. 

You don’t have to open the Grammarly website separately to use this feature. You can do so on the same tab using the extension. Follow these steps. 

Step 1: Click on the bottom right icon to open the sidebar. 

Click on the bottom right icon

Step 2: Click on this icon of a dart board and arrow. 

dart board and arrow

Step 3: Set your goals accordingly and click on “Done” to save the settings. 

Click On Done

With that, you’ve mastered using Grammarly Premium on Google Docs! 

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The Grammarly extension provides seamless integration and avoids wasting time jumping from one webpage to another. After all, what’s better than getting everything done in one place? 

With a tap of a few buttons, users can easily correct their errors without having to copy-paste the entire content several times. Not only does this save you time, but it prevents you from getting annoyed or irritated while working or doing your homework. 

If you have questions about the Grammarly extension, we hope this article helped you find the answers. Please drop your comments and suggestions in the feedback section below. 


Why is the Grammarly extension not showing errors on my Google Doc?

There can be several technical reasons why this may happen. However, more often than not, the Grammarly extension does not show errors when your Premium subscription has expired. Check your subscription plan on Grammarly. 

Can you use the Grammarly plagiarism feature on Google Docs?

Unfortunately, no. The Grammarly extension is still in its beta form and under development. Therefore, they haven’t yet added the plagiarism feature to it. 

Is Grammarly’s extension reliable?

Yes, Grammarly’s extension is reliable for correcting grammatical errors, spelling, paragraphing, etc. It provides accurate suggestions based on your writing goals. 

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