Present slides

You can present Google Slides so they show on a full screen.

Full-screen presentations work from a computer, mobile device, or TV with Chromecast or AirPlay. You can even accept audience questions while you present.

View a presentation

  1. On your iPhone or iPod, open a presentation in the Google Slides app.
  2. At the top, tap Present Play and then Present on this device.
  3. To change slides, swipe left or right.
  4. To exit, double-tap the screen. Tap Close Close.

Present using Chromecast, Hangouts, or Airplay

You can present slides on your television with Google Chromecast or AirPlay, or in a video call with Google Hangouts.

Chromecast
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, connect to the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast.
  2. Open a presentation in the Google Slides app.
  3. Tap Cast Cast.
  4. To change slides, swipe right or left.
    • Control the volume with your device’s volume buttons.
    • To show or hide your speaker notes, tap Speaker notes .
  5. To stop casting, tap Close Close.

Tip: Presenting Google Slides doesn't work in Chromecast guest mode.

Google Hangouts
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open a presentation in the Google Slides app.
  2. Tap Present Play. Choose where you want to present.
  3. Tap Present.
  4. To exit, at the top, tap Close Close.
Airplay
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open a presentation in the Google Slides app.
  2. If there’s an Apple TV or AirPlay receiver near you, swipe up from the bottom of your screen.
    1. Tap AirPlay mirroring.
    2. Tap the receiver you want to use.
    3. Next to "Mirroring," tap the switch.
  3. Tap Present Play.
    • To change slides, swipe right or left.
    • Control the volume with your device’s volume buttons.
    • To show or hide your speaker notes, tap Speaker notes .
  4. To exit, at the top, tap Close Close.

Highlight important points as you present

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open a presentation in the Google Slides app.
  2. At the top, tap Present Play. Choose where you want to present.
  3. At the top, tap Draw Draw.
  4. Use your finger to draw on the presented slide.
    • To remove drawings, at the bottom, tap Clear drawing or change slides.
    • To change slides, swipe left or right in the speaker notes section.
  5. To exit drawing mode, tap Draw Draw.
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