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Create, Name And Delete A Document

Create a Document

To create a new document in Zoho Docs:

  1. Click on Create button on the top left hand side.
  2. From the drop down menu select the Document option.
  3. A new blank document will open, and you'll be able to edit the document, share it with other people, and collaborate on it in real-time.

Zoho Docs saves your document automatically, and you can always access it from your documents List.

Name a Document

When you create a new document, Zoho Docs will name it "Untitled" by default.

To choose a name other than Untitled:

  1. In your documents list right click on document you want to rename.
  2. From the drop down menu select Rename option.
  3. A pop-up window will appear.Enter the Document Name.
  4. Click on the Save button.
  5. The document will get saved in your documents list under the name you entered.


  1. Double click on the existing document name at the top left hand side of the page.
  2. Specify the Document name in the text box.
  3. The Document will get saved in your Document List in Zoho Docs, with the name you specified.


  • You can only rename documents that you own i.e documents that you have created.

Delete a Document

To delete a document from your documents list in Zoho Docs:

  1. From your documents list select the check box next to the document you want to delete.
  2. Click (Trash/Remove icon) at the top.
  3. A confirmation pop-up window will appear asking if you want to remove the document from your document list.
  4. Click on Yes button.
  5. Your document will be moved to trash.
  6. You can check if the document has been moved to trash by clicking on Trash in the left hand side menu.


  • If you delete a shared doc that you own, it will be completely removed from the Documents List for all collaborators, and they will no longer have access to the document.