How To Make Background Transparent On Google Slides

background of your slides transparentthat allows for great creativity when designing presentations. One such feature is the ability to make the background of your slides transparent. This blog post will guide you step-by-step on how to achieve this.

Step 1: Open Google Slides

First things first, you need to open Google Slides. You can do this by either going directly to the Google Slides website or by opening it from your Google Drive.

Step 2: Select Your Slide

Once you’ve opened Google Slides, you’ll need to select the slide whose background you want to make transparent. Simply click on the slide in the slide navigator on the left-hand side of the screen.

Step 3: Open the Background Settings

With the slide selected, go to the toolbar at the top of the screen. Click on the “Slide” option, and then select “Change background…” from the dropdown menu.

Step 4: Adjust the Transparency

In the “Change background” dialog box, you will see an option labelled “Colour”. Click on this, which will open up a colour palette. Go to the “Custom” tab. Here, you will see an option for “Transparency”. This is represented by a slider.

Drag the slider to adjust the level of transparency to your liking. The further to the right you drag the slider, the more transparent your background will become.

Step 5: Apply the Changes

Once you’re happy with the level of transparency you’ve set, hit the “Done” button to apply the changes to your slide.


And that’s it! You now know how to make the background of your Google Slides transparent. This feature is perfect for when you want to overlay your slides onto another image or video. It allows for much greater design flexibility and can help make your presentations more visually engaging. So go ahead and give it a try!