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 iPhone or iPad, open a presentation in Google Slides .
  2. In the top right, tap More  Change 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 iPhone or iPad, open a presentation in Google Slides.
  2. Touch and hold the slide you want to change.
  3. At the top right, tap More  Change layout.
  4. Tap the layout you want to use.

Change background image

A background is the picture or color behind your slide's content.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open a presentation in Google Slides.
  2. At the bottom, touch and hold the slide you want to change.
  3. At the top right, tap More Change background.
  4. Tap the background you want to use.
    • To add the background to the whole presentation, tap Apply to theme.

 

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