Amp Up Your Google Doc With Video

There is no need to convert a Google Doc to a Google Slide for the sake of being able to show a YouTube video from your main file. Follow the steps below to see how your text heavy Google document gives students the ability to watch a video as an overlay on the document while still being able to view the text document.

  1. Copy the URL from the address bar above the YouTube video.
  2. Highlight the text in your Google Doc that you want to link the video from.
  3. Select the “link” button in your toolbar.
  4. Paste in the URL then click apply.
  5. Click once on the link you just created. A YouTube video will appear below the link.
  6. Click on the video to open it in a larger view. It will appear and play over your Google Doc. You can scroll your document while watching the video.