Google Docs Offline

Google Docs Offline

Edit, create, and view your documents, spreadsheets, and presentations — all without internet access.

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What is Google Docs Offline?

"Google Docs Offline" is a versatile Chrome extension that facilitates offline access to Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Once enabled, the extension allows the user to launch Google Editors in the Chrome browser without needing an internet connection. It also enhances the copy & paste functionality across Google Editors and automatically makes hundreds of relevant documents available for offline use. For crucial documents, the user has an option to pin them, ensuring their accessibility irrespective of the network connection. Upon installing, the user agrees to Google's terms and privacy policy.

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Users: N/A
Version: 1.62.0 (Last updated: 2024-02-28)
Creation date: 2022-01-11
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • alarms
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
  • https://docs.google.com/*
  • https://drive.google.com/*
Size: 90.17K
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Note: This extension is also used to make advanced copy & paste functionality available in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides.

No network connection? No problem! With Google Docs Offline, you can access Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive without connecting to the internet.

Once installed, simply enable offline access via the settings menu in Google Drive. Alternatively, follow the steps here: https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2375012

★ Edit offline in Chrome Launch your Chrome browser and open up your Google Editors without Wi-Fi. Google Docs Offline transforms Chrome into an offline editor.

★ Access your documents anywhere Hundreds of your most relevant documents are automatically made available for offline viewing and editing.

★ Pin important documents Make specific documents available offline by pinning them. Ensure that you can access your most important documents, no matter where you are.

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Pros
  • Can be installed easily
Cons
  • Copy and Paste feature isn't working without the extension
  • Random pop-up boxes appearing when trying to use Google Docs
  • While already installed, the system repeatedly asks users to reinstall the extension
  • It makes Google Docs less user-friendly
  • The extension uninstalls itself and forces a re-download
Most mentioned
  • Copy and Paste issues
  • Frequent pop-ups
  • Problems with reinstallation
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Safety
Risk impact

Google Docs Offline is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Google Docs Offline if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Google Docs Offline is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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