While Google does not provide an app specific to Google Docs (although many third-party apps exist), Google Docs can be accessed from the Safari browser. To make access simple, it is recommended that a shortcut to Google Docs be saved onto the home screen. Google Docs can also be accessed from the Google Search app, although it is merely a shortcut to Safari-based Google Docs.
Google Docs on an iPad provides two viewing options. The default view is the Mobile view that offers a slimmed-down version of Google Docs, with limited functionality. To gain access to more features, scroll to the bottom of the
screen and tap Desktop view.
Even in Desktop view, Google Docs on an iPad can be somewhat limiting. Below is a comparison of available functionality for each type of Google Doc.