Change the theme, background, or layout in Google Slides

You can customize how your presentation looks in Google Slides by changing the theme, background, or layout. 

  • Theme: A preset group of colors, fonts, background, and layouts. 
  • Background: The picture or color behind your slide's content. 
  • Layout: The way your text and images are arranged on a slide.

Change theme

A theme is a preset group of colors, fonts, backgrounds, and layouts.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open a presentation in Google Slides .
  2. In the top right, tap MoreChange theme.
  3. Tap the theme you want.

Change layout 

A layout is the way your text and images are arranged on a slide. 

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open a presentation in Google Slides.
  2. Double-tap the slide you want to change.
  3. Tap More .
  4. Tap Change layout.
  5. Tap the layout you want to use.

Change background image 

To change the background, open your presentation on a computer. Learn how to change the background of a slide. 

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