The default font style in Google Docs is Arial, with the font size being 11. Any time you create a new document, the text in that document will be formatted in this style. It is possible to change this default style in Google Docs.
Google Docs offers numerous options for font styles. Some examples include Cambria, Roboto and Times New Roman. You can find all these fonts and more by clicking on the font option in the toolbar.
If you want more options for fonts, you can click on ‘More fonts’. Another way of finding more fonts is by installing an add-on called Extensis Fonts. We have written a detailed article about installing new fonts on our website.
The main benefit of changing the default font in Google Docs is that it saves you time and effort. Any time you create a new document, the text in that document will be formatted in the new default style. This means that you don’t have to spend any time or effort changing the defaults of each document.
In this article, we will be talking about how you can change the default font in Google Docs. Specifically, we will be talking about the following two methods.
Two ways to change default font in Google Docs:
- Changing the normal text (and other paragraph styles) from the toolbar
- Changing the normal text (and other paragraph styles) from the Format tab
We will also talk about how to reset the default styles.
Note that this article is intended for complete beginners. Hence, you can follow along even if you have no or very little experience with Google Docs.
With that introduction, let’s get started.