You can only get rid of the header in Google Docs when using a web browser. You cannot delete a header in the mobile application on your iPhone or Android phone.
To delete a Google Docs header in a web browser, click on the header to display the banner of the header, then remove it from the Options menu.
If you delete the header text in the mobile application, a blank header remains, which will affect the format of your document.
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A header is an optional section at the top of a document that can display information such as a title, page number or other details that you want to repeat on each page.
If you add a header but then decide that you do not want it in your document, it is easy to delete, but only in a browser on the desktop. You cannot delete a document header in the mobile application for iPhone or Android phones.
Here we'll explain to you how to do it.
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How to get rid of the header in Google Docs on the desktop
1) In your document, click on some text in the header. You should see the header holder appear between the header and the main part of the document.
two) Click on "Options" in the header.
3) Click on "Remove header".
You can delete a header using the Options menu that appears when you click on the header.Dave Johnson / Business Insider
That's it: the header will no longer be.
How to get rid of header text in the Google Docs app on mobile devices
Unfortunately, you cannot delete a header in the mobile application. You can delete the text, but the section of the header remains, which will affect the format of the text on the page.
However, if that is all you need, here is how to remove the text from the header:
1) In the Google Docs app, touch the three horizontal dots at the top right of the screen and then activate "Print Design" by sliding the button to the right.
Activate the print layout in the mobile application to view and edit the header, even if you keep in mind that you cannot completely delete the header in this way.Dave Johnson / Business Insider
two) With the print layout enabled, you can see the text in the header. Touch the header and delete the text.