How To Use Slido In Google Slides

Interactive presentations are a great way to maintain the attention of your audience. One of the tools you can use to make your presentations interactive is Slido. Slido is an audience interaction tool that allows you to engage your audience through live polls, Q&A sessions, and quizzes. In this blog post, we will guide you step-by-step on how to use the Slido add-on in Google Slides.

Step 1: Install the Slido Google Slides Add-on

The first step towards using Slido in your Google Slides is to install the Slido extension. Follow these steps:

  1. Open your Google Slides presentation.
  2. Click on Add-ons in the menu bar.
  3. Then, select Get add-ons.
  4. In the G Suite Marketplace, search for ‘Slido’ and click on it.
  5. Finally, click on Install and grant all the necessary permissions.

Step 2: Create a Slido Event

Once you’ve installed the Slido add-on, you need to create a Slido event. You can do this within Google Slides. Here’s how:

  1. Click on Add-ons in the menu bar.
  2. Select Slido for Google Slides.
  3. Click on Open Slido.
  4. Click on the + New event button.
  5. Enter the details for your event and then click Create.

Step 3: Add Interactive Elements

After creating your Slido event, you can start adding interactive elements to your presentation. Here’s how:

  1. Click on the slide where you want to add an interactive element.
  2. Open the Slido add-on and select your event.
  3. Click on the + Add interaction button.
  4. Select the type of interaction you want to add: Poll, Quiz or Q&A. Customize it according to your needs and then click Save.

Step 4: Present with Slido

Now that you’ve added interactive elements to your presentation, it’s time to present. Follow these steps to present with Slido:

  1. Start your Google Slides presentation.
  2. Click on the interactive slide to activate it.
  3. Your audience can join your Slido event by using the event code displayed on the slide or by following the link you provide them.

With Slido in your Google Slides, you can engage your audience by making your presentations more interactive and fun. Give it a try in your next presentation. Happy presenting!