Create images with AI in Google Slides

The "Help me visualize" prompt in Google Slides is rolling out gradually, and it may not be available to you yet.
Important: This article is referring to Google Workspace Labs, which is a trusted tester program for users to try new AI features. Workspace Labs is currently available to trusted testers in US English and may not be available in your country. To check if you have access to Workspace Labs features, open a presentation on Google Slides and look for Help me visualize Help me visualize in the toolbar at the top.

On Google Slides, you can use the “Help me visualize” prompt to create images using artificial intelligence. For example, you can ask Google Slides to create an image of a picnic or an abstract painting.

This feature is currently available on desktop.

Before you use Workspace Labs

  • Workspace Labs feature suggestions don’t represent Google’s views, and should not be attributed to Google.
  • Don’t rely on Workspace Labs features as medical, legal, financial or other professional advice.
  • Workspace Labs features may suggest inaccurate or inappropriate information. Your feedback makes Workspace Labs more helpful and safe.
  • Don’t include personal, confidential, or sensitive information.
  • Google uses Workspace Labs data and metrics to provide, improve, and develop products, services, and machine learning technologies across Google. When you interact with Workspace Labs features, Google collects your Workspace Labs data, including your prompts and input, prompt and input refinements, generated output, generated output refinements, and feedback. Google also collects metrics on the usage of these features.
  • To help develop Workspace Labs features, human reviewers may read, annotate, and process your Workspace Labs interactions data. 
  • Generated images are for use only within Google Slides.
  • Workspace Labs generated images are designed to bring your imagination to life in Slides, and may not represent real world situations.

How Workspace Labs data in Google Slides is collected

When you use the “Help me visualize” prompt in Google Slides, Google uses and stores the following data:

  • Prompts you enter or select
  • Image styles you select
  • Generated images
  • Your feedback on generated images

You can review the Google Workspace Labs Privacy Notice and Terms of Service to understand how this data will be used.

Use AI to create an image

Animation of Labs program features in Slides

  1. On your computer, open a presentation on Google Slides.
  2. Click the slide where you want to add the image.
  3. Choose an option:
    1. At the top, click Insert and then Image and then Help me visualize Help me visualize.
    2. In the toolbar, click Help me visualize Help me visualize.
  4. In the panel on the right, enter a prompt. For example:
    • “A beautiful photograph of a Hawaiian beach at sunset with palm trees in the distance”
    • “A plate of freshly baked blueberry muffins on a wooden kitchen table next to a large window”
    • “Watercolor painting of hydrangeas in a water pitcher”
    • “A futuristic cityscape with skyscrapers and flying cars set at night with HD details and shadows”
    • For better results, consider including the subject, setting, distance to subject, materials, or background. For example: "A close up of a boat made out of wood on a lake surrounded by trees at sunrise."
    • Avoid figurative language in your prompt.
  5. (Optional) You can click Add a style to customize the image you create.
  6. Click Create to see several suggested images.
  7. (Optional) After clicking Create, you can:
    • Send feedback about the suggested image: Under each image, click Good suggestion or Bad suggestion .
    • Edit your prompt: At the top of the panel on the right, click the prompt. Edit your prompt and click Create.
    • See more suggested images: Click View more.
  8. When you’re finished, click Insert.

Give feedback on generated images

If you get a suggestion that’s inaccurate or that you feel is unsafe, you can let us know by submitting feedback. Your feedback can help improve AI-assisted Workspace features and broader Google efforts in AI.

  1. Below the generated image, click Good suggestion or Bad suggestion .
  2. If you click Bad suggestion , you can select the issue you found and enter additional feedback.
  3. Click Submit.

To provide general feedback on this feature, at the top, go to Help and then Help Slides improve.

To report a legal issue, create a request.

Turn off the “Help me visualize” prompt

To turn off any of the features on Google Workspace Labs you must exit Workspace Labs. If you exit, you will permanently lose access to all Workspace Labs features, and you won’t be able to rejoin Workspace Labs. Learn more about how to exit Workspace Labs.

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