How do I change Google Docs from offline to online?

Doc, Sheets, and Slides homescreens
  1. In Chrome browser, open the Docs, Sheets, or Slides homescreen.
  2. On the left, click the Menu icon .
  3. Choose Settings.
  4. Click Turn on. To disable offline access, click Turn off.

Why does Google Docs Say Im offline?

Since you have mentioned that after uninstalling Chrome you are now blocked from re-installing because it once again says that you are offline, this means that there is something about the setup of that computer that is causing your internet connections to sometimes be blocked.

How do I change Google Docs from offline editing?

Go to, click the gear in the upper-right corner, then click Settings. In the Settings menu, check the box in the Offline section. This will give you the ability to turn on the offline feature for any of your Google Drive files. Open Google Docs and locate the document you want to edit offline.

How do I turn off offline sync?

If you need to disable Offline Files, use the same Control Panel applet. Navigate to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Sync Center, click on the link Manage offline files on the left. In the next dialog, click on the button Disable Offline Files.

How do I stop making files available offline?

Step 1: Open the Google Drive app (Docs, Slides, or Sheets) that is continuously showing you the offline notification. Step 2: Tap on the three-bar icon and select Settings. Step 3: Turn off the toggle next to Make recent files available offline.

Where does Google Docs stored offline files?

When you choose to save a Google Docs file for editing offline it creates a file in your Google Drive folder. However, that file is just a URL to the online Drive.