How To Link A Video In Google Slides

Google Slides is a versatile tool that allows you to create dynamic presentations. One way to engage your audience more effectively is by incorporating videos into your Google Slides presentation. In this guide, we will walk you through the process of how you can link a video in Google Slides.

Step 1: Open Your Google Slides Presentation

First, you need to open the Google Slides presentation where you want to link your video. This can be done by visiting the Google Slides website and selecting the presentation you want to edit.

Step 2: Select the Slide Where You Want to Insert the Video

Next, identify the exact slide where you want to place the video. Navigate through the slide deck using the slide sorter on the left side of the screen.

Step 3: Click on ‘Insert’ then ‘Video’

Once you’re on the desired slide, click on the Insert option present in the menu at the top of the screen. A dropdown menu will appear, then select Video.

Step 4: Search for Your Video

A dialogue box will appear with three tabs: Search, By URL, and Google Drive. You have the option to search for YouTube videos, paste a YouTube URL, or select a video from your Google Drive.

Step 5: Link the Video

After finding your video, click on it and then click on the Select button at the bottom of the dialogue box. This will insert the video into the selected slide.

Step 6: Resize and Reposition Your Video

Once the video has been inserted into the slide, you can click and drag to reposition it. You can also resize it to better fit your slide by clicking and dragging the blue squares that appear around the video when you select it.


There you have it! You’ve just learned how to link a video in Google Slides. By incorporating videos into your presentations, you can create more engaging and interactive experiences for your audience.