How To Insert A Video In Google Docs

Google Docs enables you to easily insert images, charts, graphs, etc. to make your document more engaging. Unfortunately, there are no direct ways to insert or embed a video on Google Docs. However, there is a workaround for this. In this article, we will show you how to do it. Keep going through!

Here are the steps you need to follow to insert a video in Google Docs:

Step 1

Open Google Slides and create a new slide.

Step 2

Click on “Insert” at the top of the page and then select “Video” from the drop-down menu.

Step 3

A new window will pop up. You can either search for the desired video or paste the URL of the youtube video you want to insert.

Step 4

After you have found the video, click on the video and then press “Select”. The video will be inserted into your slide.

Step 5

Press on the video and then “CTRL+C” to copy it.

Step 6

Now open your Google Doc and place your cursor where you want to insert the video.

Step 7

Go to Insert > Drawing > New.

Step 8

In the drawing window, press “CTRL+V” to paste the video.

Step 9

You can resize the video by dragging the blue squares on the edge of the video.

Step 10

When you are done, click on “Save & Close“.

Now you will see the video in your Google Doc. Double click on the video to open the Drawing dashboard and play the video. Keep in mind that you need to be connected to the internet

Is There Any Way to Insert a Non-Youtube Video Into Google Docs?

Yes, there is a way to insert a non-youtube video into Google Docs. The method is almost the same as the one we mentioned above. The only difference is in Step 3, you will need to upload the video to Google Drive first and then insert it on Google Docs. After that, you can follow the same steps to insert the video into your Google Doc.


That’s all! We hope this article was helpful and you were able to insert a video into your Google Doc. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to leave us a comment below.