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How to Add or Change Themes in Google Slides

How to Add or Change Themes in Google Slides

Choosing the right theme with a professional touch and soothing design layouts is a must to make your presentations a success. Google Slides offers you plenty of themes to help you make a great impression on your audience. If you are a beginner and don’t know how to import and customize a theme in Google Slides, you have landed at the right place! 

Here is the step-by-step tutorial to change, import, and edit a theme in Google Slides. Let’s begin!

Changing a Theme

Step 1: Open your Google Slides presentation.
Step 2: Click on Themes in the toolbar. A new panel will open on your screen’s right side. Alternatively, you can select Slide > Edit Theme.

Step 3: You can find all the default themes in this panel. Click on the “In this presentation” drop-down to see the themes your document is using.

If you use a new theme, all the previous themes will be removed. If you were using a Google Slides default theme, it would appear on the default themes list. Remember, you can’t apply a theme to selected slides only.

Importing a Theme

Step 1: Open your Google Slides presentation.

Step 2: Click on the Themes panel in the toolbar.
Step 3: Select the Import theme, and a new window will open. You can browse for a PowerPoint presentation or upload it using the Upload tab. After choosing a presentation, click on Select. It will open a window, and you can select the theme you want to import.

Step 4: Now, click on the Import theme. It will be implemented into your entire presentation, and your previous themes will be removed.

Step 5: You can check the layouts of this new theme by clicking on the Layout drop-down arrow.

Editing the Colors of a Theme

Step 1: Open your Google Slides presentation.
Step 2: Click Slide > Edit theme

Step 3: Click Colors on the Toolbar. A new panel will open on your screen’s right side.

Step 4: Select the color group from the drop-down menu for editing. Then enter a hex code or pick any color from the color selector.

Step 5: After selecting your preferred color, close the panel and click the “X” button to close the master slide editor. The changes will automatically apply to your presentation.

Isn’t it super easy?

Stay tuned for more detailed and handy tutorials!

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