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How to Add a Watermark in Google Sheets (Easiest Way in 2024)

How to Add a Watermark in Google Sheets

While there's no direct feature within Google Sheets itself, there are several workarounds you can try to add a watermark in Google Sheets:

For Adding a Text Watermark

1. Insert a Drawing: Go to the "Insert" menu and select "Drawing."

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You can then create a text box and type your watermark message.

watermark google sheets

Here's an example: 

watermark in google sheets

2. Position the Watermark: After entering the text, you can drag and drop the drawing to position it where you want the watermark to appear on the sheet.

how to add a watermark in google sheets

3. Save and Close: Once you're satisfied with the position and appearance of the watermark, click "Save and close" to add it to your sheet​​.

For Adding an Image Watermark

1. Insert an Image: Go to the "Insert" menu and select "Image."

insert watermark in google sheets

You can then upload an image file from your computer or select one from Google Drive.

how to insert a watermark in google sheets

2. Adjust Size and Position: Once the image is inserted, you can resize and reposition it to serve as the watermark on your sheet.

3. Save and Close: After customizing the appearance and placement of the image, click "Save and close" to add it as a watermark to your sheet

We hope that this article has helped you and given you a better understanding of how to insert a watermark in Google Sheets. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our articles on how to unsort a column in Google Sheets and how to insert a degree symbol in Google Sheets.

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