How to Change Text Color in Google Docs

Google Docs default text color is black when you create the document. When you import the documents from Microsoft Word whatever color of fonts there is also gets imported,

Even while copying and pasting the text from the other source the default color also got pasted into the document.

Besides strikethrough of text and superscript of text, there are some text formatting options available in Google Docs that will help you to how to change text color in Google Docs.

How to change text color in Google Docs

You can change the default formatting style of fonts to change text color in Google Docs permanently. So that you don’t have to change the settings again and again.

Open Google Docs on your desktop

First, type any text in the document and change the font color by choosing Text Color option from the Toolbar. For example, here we will choose “Red color” as the default color

choose the font color from the Text Color option in Google Docs

Now right-click the Google Docs editor, under the “Format options” select “Update ‘Normal text’ to match”.

Change the text format style

Now in the “Menu bar” go to Format > Paragraph styles > Options > click on “Save as my default styles”

How to Change Text Color in Google Docs

As you save the settings this will lock text color in Google Docs permanently. Now when you will open any new document your default text changed to red color.

You can change any color that you want.

Reset font or text color in Google Docs

All the changes made to text color formatting you can reset it back to the default state-

In the “Menu bar” go to Format > Paragraph styles > Options > click on “Reset styles”

Reset font or text color in Google Docs

How to change font color in Google Docs

You can also change color of text of the whole document and for a particular paragraph with just one click.

Open Google Docs on your desktop

Select the particular text that you want to change color or press “Ctrl + A” for all text.

Select the text to change color in google docs

Choose the Text Color option from the toolbar and choose the required color from the color palette.

Choose the color from the color palette to change the text color in google docs

As you select the color, the color automatically applied to the text in Google Docs

Text color got changed in Google Docs

Ways to change text color in Google Docs by using format options are easy but have you use Google Docs voice typing, Google Docs dark mode.

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