All of us make writing mistakes. The good news is there are tools to help us improve our writing capabilities, including Grammarly. And now, Grammarly integrates seamlessly with Google Docs for stress-free (and error-free) writing. Grammarly: A Brief Introduction
Grammarly is an easy-to-use proofreading and text editing tool perfect for proofreading everything from business emails to blog posts. The tool can find grammatical errors in your text and even give you suggestions on clarity and tone .
Grammarly is offered online via browser for easy copy and paste functionality. You can also download the Grammarly app for easy editing on the go.
Download : Grammarly for iOS | Android (Free, in-app purchases available) How to Install Grammarly in Google Docs
One of the best ways to use Grammarly is inside Google Docs . If you use Google Docs for writing daily, it’s especially useful as it saves you time by eliminating the need to copy and paste your text to and from the editor. All you need to do is install Grammarly inside Google Docs .
To use Grammarly, you’ll need to install a browser extension. Currently, you can use Grammarly inside Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge. However, for the best experience, we recommend using Google Chrome. How to Install the Grammarly Chrome Extension
First, you’ll want to start Google Chrome. Then, follow these directions to install the extension:
> Visit the Chrome Web Store and search for the Grammarly extension (or follow this link ).
Select Add to Chrome to begin the installation.
If prompted, select Add Extension .
Now the Grammarly extension is installed and ready to use. In the upper right-hand corner of your browser, you should see the green Grammarly icon. If you don’t, select the puzzle piece icon, find Grammarly, and click Pin (the pushpin icon) to pin it to your taskbar. How to Use Grammarly in Google Docs
Now you’re ready to use Grammarly anywhere you type, including Google Docs. When you log into Google Docs and open a document, you should automatically see the Grammarly icon in the bottom right of your screen.
This icon will do a few things, depending on your work. Let’s get familiar: Loading icon: This means Grammarly is actively checking your work. In a few seconds, Grammarly will give you a report. Green icon: This means no mistakes have been found in your writing. Way to go! Yellow icon with a number: This means your text has minor mistakes. The number will indicate how many mistakes there are in your text. Red icon with a number: This means your text has critical mistakes that you should fix first. Just like with the yellow icon, the number will show how many critical mistakes exist in your text. To use Grammarly, all you have to do is start typing. As you work, Grammarly will highlight errors and provide recommendations. For example, you may see a misspelled word underlined in red, which is a critical […]