Directions to create a Google Docs account

Directions to create a Google Docs account. (Complete only if you do not already
have a Gmail account.)
1. Go to
2. Click on the first link called “Welcome to Google Docs”
3. Click on “Get Started” on the right-hand side of the page, near the bottom
4. Fill out the page and click on “I accept. Create my account.”
*Remember to write down your email address and password in your agenda book to
avoid complications with forgetting this information.
To Upload a document
1. Log in to your Google Docs account.
2. Click on “Upload” on the horizontal menu bar.
3. Click on “Browse” to find your file.
4. Select your file and click “Open.”
5. Click on “Upload file.”
*Remember that this account should contain documents for this class only. Storing all
of your work here will impact your portfolio grade.
To Share a file
1. Select the file you would like to share by clicking on the box located to the left of
the file name.
2. Click on “Share” on the horizontal menu bar and select “Invite people.”
3. Type the email address of the person you would like to share this document with.
Choose “To edit” if you are collaborating with this person.
4. Then click “Send.”
*Remember you should only share documents that are a representation of your
collaborative work with a peer. Only share documents that your teacher has asked you
to share.