How to Add Watermark in Google Docs

Google Docs is already an amazing online documentation tool. But there are still some features that even the regular users of Google Docs don’t really know about. One such feature is the newly added adding watermark to your document feature.

In this post, we are going to discuss how to add image watermark and text watermark in Google Docs, as well as removing them.

Adding Watermarks in Google Docs

It is really easy to add a watermark in Google Docs. To do that:

  1. Open a Google Docs document and from the top menu, select Insert > Watermark.
  2. insert watermark

  3. You’ll be able to see the option to add a watermark on the right panel. From here you can either add an image watermark or a text watermark.
  4. watermark options

Adding a Image Watermark

To add an image watermark, click Select Image and then drag your logo or image on it, and that’s all!

logo as watermark

Your watermark, by default, will appear right in the middle, obvious, and probably affecting the readability.

watermark without faded

By tweaking the Scale, and or Fade option, you can make it look better, as though it is behind the text.

watermark with faded

You can also go into the More image options, play around with Size & Rotation, Position and Adjustment to make your watermark look nicer.

image watermark more options

The added watermark will appear exactly the same way on every page of that particular Google Docs file.

watermark repetition

To remove the added watermark, simply click on the Remove watermark below.

Adding a Text Watermark

Adding a textual watermark is even simpler. Just go over to the Text tab, add in your watermark text, customize the formatting, and you’re done!

You can also adjust the transparency of the watermark and its position to your liking.

text watermark