Check your spelling in Google Slides

You can find and correct misspellings as you type in Google Slides.

Check spelling

  1. On your computer, open Google Slides.
  2. Click a presentation.
  3. At the top, click Tools and thenSpelling.
  4. Click Spell check.

If spell check finds errors, you’ll get spelling suggestions:

  • To accept a suggestion, click Change.
    To accept all suggestions, click the down arrow Down arrow and then Change all.
  • To ignore a suggestion, click Ignore.
    To ignore all suggestions, click the down arrow Down arrow​ and then Ignore all.
Tip: If you turn on spelling suggestions, misspelled words will be underlined in red. Right-click the word to accept or reject the suggestions.

Add a word to your personal dictionary

  1. On your computer, open Google Slides.
  2. At the top, click Tools and then Spelling.
  3. Click Personal dictionary.
  4. Enter your new word.
  5. Click OK.

Turn spelling suggestions on or off

Important: Follow these steps to turn suggestions on or off for all your presentations.

  1. On your computer, open Google Slides.
  2. At the top, click Tools and then Spelling and then Underline errors.

Turn off autocorrect

Autocorrect checks capitalization and creates links and lists.

To turn off certain autocorrections:

  1. On your computer, open Google Slides.
  2. At the top, click Tools and then Preferences and then General.
  3. To turn off certain autocorrects, uncheck the box next to the function.
  4. Click OK.

Turn off specific auto-substitutions

  1. On your computer, open Google Slides.
  2. Click Tools and then Preferences and then Substitutions.
  3. To turn off specific auto-substitutions, uncheck the box next to the word or symbol.
  4.  To remove auto-substitutions, next to the word or symbol, click Remove remove.
  5. Click OK.

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