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How to Increase Border Thickness in Google Sheets (2024 Update)

How to Increase Border Thickness in Google Sheets

Follow the process below to change border thickness in Google Sheets. 

1. Select Cells for Border Adjustment

First, click and drag to select the cells where you want to change the border thickness. You can choose a single cell, multiple cells, or a range of cells.

google sheets border thickness

2. Find and Click the "Borders" Icon in the Toolbar

Look for the "Borders" icon in the toolbar. It resembles a square divided by lines. If it's not visible, find it under the "More" options, represented by three vertical dots.

how to increase border thickness in google sheets

3. Choose a Border Style with Increased Thickness

Click on the "Borders" icon to see different border styles. Select the one with the thickness you prefer. The visual representation will help you choose; thicker lines mean thicker borders.

google sheets cell border thickness

4. Apply the Selected Thicker Border to Your Cells

Once you've chosen your desired thickness, apply it by clicking on the selected border style. You can apply it to the outer borders, all borders, or customize specific borders of your selection.

how to change border thickness in google sheets

5. Review the Applied Borders and Adjust if Needed

If the border thickness doesn't meet your expectations, you can adjust it by repeating the steps and selecting a different border style until you're satisfied with the results.

We hope that you now have a better understanding of how to increase border thickness in Google Sheets and how to change it. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our article on how to add page numbers to Google Sheets or our article on how to do natural log in Google Sheets.

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