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How To Make a Copy of a Google Doc

There are a couple of ways to make a copy of a Google Doc in Google Drive.

One way is to right-click the file and click Make a copy from the context menu that appears.

Make a copy

When you do that, Google Drive creates a copy in the same folder with the name “Copy of” followed by the original filename. For example, a file called sales will copy with the name of Copy of sales.

how to make a copy of a google doc

To rename the doc, right-click the file and click Rename.

rename a google doc

We can also make a copy of an open file by going to the File menu and selecting Make a copy.

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The Copy Document dialog box appears, in which you can give a new name to the file.

copy document google drive

Use the above methods to copy any file type (docs, sheets, and slides) in Google Drive.