How To Create Pie Chart In Google Slides

Google Slides is not only an excellent tool for creating presentations but also for making visually appealing charts. One such chart is the Pie chart. Pie charts are ideal for displaying relative sizes, proportions, and percentages of various categories. In this blog post, we will go through the steps to create a Pie chart in Google Slides.

Step 1: Open Google Slides

Open Google Slides and start a new blank presentation. You can also select a pre-existing presentation where you want to add the pie chart.

Step 2: Insert a Chart

Now, on the menu bar, click on the Insert option. A dropdown menu will appear. Then select the Chart option followed by Pie.

Step 3: Customize Your Chart

After selecting the Pie option, a Pie chart will be inserted into your slide. The chart will consist of some default data. To customize this data, click on the chart, and then click on the Linked chart option displayed in the toolbar. This will open the linked Google Sheets document which has the data for your Pie Chart.

Step 4: Edit Your Data

In the Google Sheets document, you will find two columns. The first column represents the categories and the second column represents their values or sizes. Here you can replace the default data with your own. After editing, click on the Update button on the upper right corner to save the changes.

Step 5: Customize the Appearance of Your Chart

You can further customize the appearance of your Pie chart by changing its colors, adding labels, and more. To do this, click on your chart. Then click on the Format option in the menu bar and choose Format options….

A sidebar will appear on the right side with various customization options. For example, you can change the colors by clicking on the Customize tab and then the Pie chart option.


Creating a Pie chart in Google Slides is quite straightforward. It not only helps in presenting data in a pleasing and understandable way but also enhances the overall look of your presentation. So, try creating a pie chart in your next Google Slides presentation and make your data talk!