How to Import Your Canva Graphics Into Google Docs

Make your Google Docs beautiful. Here’s how to start your work in Canva and finish it in Google Docs.

Published Categorized as Canva, UX & Design

You came here wondering if you can import your Canva designs into Google Docs so you can use them in your documents.

To give you the long story short: There’s no direct integration between Canva and Google Docs. But there is an easy way to export your Canva designs and import them into your Google Docs documents.

If this is what you came here to find out, then read on. I will show you how to do it—with screenshots—in this tutorial.

How to Add Your Canva Design to Google Docs

Step 1: Go to, log into your account, and open the Canva design that you want to add to your Google Doc.

Step 2: Click the “Share” button in the upper right corner of the screen.

The “Share” button in Canva

Step 3: The “Share this design” dialog window will pop up. Click the “Download” button.

The “Download” button under “Share this design”

Step 4: Make sure “PNG” is selected under “File Type.” Leave the checkboxes unticked, then hit the purple “Download” button.

Downloading a Canva design as a PNG file

Your Canva design will download as a PNG file to your device.

Step 5: Go to Google Docs and open the document you’d like to insert your Canva design into.

Step 6: Drag and drop the PNG file into Google Docs.

Inserting a Canva design into a Google Doc

You’re all set!

You just inserted your Canva design into your Google Docs document.

You can do this as many times as you need to for all of your Canva designs or for all the pages on your Canva design.

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