How To Make A Background Image Transparent In Google Slides

When designing a presentation, customizing the background can be a great way to enhance your slides. One way to do this is by making a background image transparent. This tutorial will guide you through the process of making a background image transparent in Google Slides.

Step 1: Open the Google Slides Presentation

To begin, open your Google Slides presentation where you want to apply a transparent background image.

Step 2: Insert the Image

Click on the slide where you want to add the image. Navigate to the menu bar and click on the Insert button, then select Image.
You will be presented with options to upload an image from your computer, search the web, drive, photos and by URL. Choose the appropriate option and select your desired image.

Step 3: Make the Image Transparent

Once the image is inserted, click on the image to select it. In the toolbar, you should see an option that says Image options…. Click on this option.

A sidebar will open on the right side of the screen. In this sidebar, you’ll see a slider under the Adjustments section that says Transparency.
Drag the slider to adjust the transparency of your image to your desired level. As you move the slider, the transparency of your image will change in real time, allowing you to see exactly how it will look.

Step 4: Set the Image as Background

Now that you have adjusted the transparency of the image, it’s time to set it as the slide’s background.
Click on the slide where you added the transparent image. Then click on Background in the toolbar at the top of your screen.

In the dialog box that appears, click on Choose Image. Select the image you just made transparent and click on the Done button to set it as your slide’s background.

Concluding Remarks

And that’s it! You now know how to make a background image transparent in Google Slides. This can create a significant impact on your presentations by adding depth and visual appeal to your slides. Happy presenting!