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How to print double-sided on Google Docs?

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Printing double-sided on Google Docs can save you paper and time, especially when dealing with lengthy documents. While the process might seem straightforward, it’s important to ensure your printer supports duplex printing and that you select the correct settings within Google Docs.

This guide will walk you through the steps to print double-sided on Google Docs from a Duplex and manual duplex printer.

Also read: How to print from a Macbook?


How to print double-sided on a Duplex printer?

Before you print on both sides in Google Docs, you should check whether your printer is duplex. To check that, refer to your printer’s documents or search online. If you’ve got a Duplex printer, then follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open the document on Google Docs that you want to print and click on the File tab first option in the Menu Bar, and then in the drop-down menu, click on Print.

Alternatively, you can open the document and press Ctrl + P keys on your keyboard to open the print window.

Step 2: Click on More Settings to expand the settings menu.

Step 3: Check mark the box beside the Print on both sides option, change any other settings as per your need, and click the Print button.


How to print double-sided on a Manual Duplex printer?

If your printer is not duplex, then you have to flip the pages. To do that, follow the steps below:

Step 3: Check mark the box beside Print on both sides option.

Step 4: Choose whether you want to flip on a long or short edge, change any other settings as needed, and then click the Print button.

Your printer will print the pages with odd numbers first. After that, it will prompt you to flip the pages and put them back in the paper tray, and then it will print all the pages with even numbers.

Also read: How to print from a Chromebook?

Akash Singh

Akash Singh

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