How to Delete a Picture in Google Slides

Google Slides includes many of the same features that you would find in other presentation software like Microsoft Powerpoint.

Among the features available in Google Slides is the ability to add a picture to one of your slides.

Once that picture is in the slide you can do things like change its coloring, adjust its transparency, crop it, or edit it in a number of other ways.

But you may decide that you no longer need a picture that you had previously added, and that it’s time to remove it from the slide.

Our guide below will show you how to delete a picture from a slide in Google Slides.

How to Delete a Google Slides Picture

The steps in this article were performed in the desktop version of the Google Chrome Web browser, but will also work in other desktop browsers like Firefox or Edge.

Step 1: Sign into Google Drive and open the presentation containing the picture.

Step 2: Select the slide with the picture from the column at the left side of the window.

select the slide with the picture

Step 3: Right-click on the picture, then choose the Delete option.

how to delete a picture from Google Slides

Note that you can also delete a picture from Google Slides by clicking on the picture to select it, then pressing the Delete or Backspace key on your keyboard.

There won’t be any kind of confirmation after you delete the picture, it will simply be removed from the slide. You can always get the picture back by pressing Ctrl + Z on your keyboard to undo the deletion, or by going to File > Version history and choosing a version of the slideshow that still has the picture in it.

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