How To Delete A Text Box In Google Slides

Google Slides is an efficient and user-friendly tool that enables users to create professional and personal presentations. One of the key elements of these presentations is the text box. Sometimes, you might want to delete a text box whether you’re making changes to your presentation or cleaning up sliding elements. In this blog, we’ll walk you through the simple steps on how to delete a text box in Google Slides.

Steps to Delete a Text Box in Google Slides

Step 1: Open your Presentation

First, you need to open the Google Slides presentation that contains the text box you want to delete. You can do this by navigating to Google Drive, locating the presentation file, and double-clicking on it.

Step 2: Select the Text Box

Once your presentation is open, navigate to the slide containing the text box you want to delete. Click on the text box to select it. You will know it has been selected when you see a box surrounding the text with small blue squares at the corners.

Step 3: Delete the Text Box

With the text box selected, simply press the Delete key on your keyboard. Alternatively, you can right-click on the text box and click on Delete from the dropdown menu.

If you’re using a Mac, press the Backspace button instead.


There you have it – a straightforward guide on how to delete a text box in Google Slides. Remember, deleting a text box is permanent and cannot be undone once you’ve closed the presentation, so make sure you’re certain you want to delete the text box before pressing that delete key! Happy slide editing!