How To Make Google Slides Background Transparent

Steps to Make Google Slides Background Transparentr school, Google Slides is a fantastic and easily accessible tool. One feature that some users may find lacking, however, is the ability to create a transparent background directly within Google Slides. While Google Slides doesn’t have this feature built-in, it doesn’t mean you can’t achieve it. There’s a way around this, and in this blog post, we’ll show you exactly how you can create a transparent background on your Google Slides.

Steps to Make Google Slides Background Transparent

Firstly, before you start, it’s worth noting that you need to use another tool to make the image background transparent before uploading it to Google Slides. In this guide, we will use an online tool called

Step 1: Open Your Image in

To start with, you need to upload the image that you want to use as your Google Slides background to Go to the website, and click on the Upload Image button. Choose the image from your computer and wait for it to upload.

Step 2: Remove the Background

Once your image is uploaded, this tool will automatically remove the background. If you need to make any adjustments, you can do so using the editing tools provided.

Step 3: Download the Image

When you’re satisfied with your image, click on the Download button to save the image to your computer. The downloaded image will have a transparent background.

Step 4: Change the Background on Google Slides

Now, head over to Google Slides. Open your presentation, and go to the slide where you want to change the background. Click on Background at the top of the page, then click on Choose Image. Select the image that you’ve just downloaded from Click on Done, and voila! Your Google Slides now have a transparent background.

  Background > Choose Image > Select your Image > Done


And there you have it! While it’s not possible to directly make a transparent background on Google Slides, with a simple workaround using an online tool like, you can. It may take a little more effort, but the results are just as effective. We hope this guide has been helpful for you!