How to use Google Slides


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You can create, view, and edit Google presentations, as well as Microsoft Powerpoint® files, with the Google Slides app for Android. Here are some things to help you use the Google Slides app:

Step 1: Download the Google Slides app

  1. Open the Play Store.
  2. In the top search bar, search Google Slides.
  3. Tap Install. The Google Slides app will appear on your Home screen.

Step 2: Create, view, or edit a presentation

View and edit slides

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open a presentation in the Google Slides app.
  2. Swipe up and down to scroll through the slides. You can also pinch to zoom into a slide.
  3. If you want to:
    • Edit a slide: Tap on the slide and then Edit slide. 
      • Tip: You can also double tap the slide you want to edit.
    • View comments: Tap on the slide and then View comment.
    • Add comments: Tap on the slide and then Add comment.

Tip: You can also connect a mouse to your Android device to scroll and click when you use the Google Slides app.

Work with different file formats

You can upload and download files with the Google Slides app for Android.

  • Import: You can open and edit PPT, PPTX, and ODP files.
  • Export: You can export as PPTX, PDF, TXT, and ODP files. You can also export a current slide as JPEG, PNG, and SVG. 

Step 3: Share & work with others

You can share files and folders with people and choose whether they can view, edit, or comment on them.

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