How to Flip a Picture Vertically in Google Slides

Sometimes the pictures that you have on your computer or in your Google Drive aren’t in the proper orientation.

While image editing programs and picture viewing applications usually have a tool that lets you rotate images, you may find that a picture you have added to Google Slides is upside down.

Fortunately you don’t need to rotate the picture manually or edit it in something like Microsoft Paint or Adobe Photoshop, as Google Slides has the ability to flip the picture with a few clicks.

How to Flip an Image Vertically in Google Slides

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: Open the Slides file in Google Drive.

Step 2: Select the slide containing the picture.

select the slide with the picture

Step 3: Click on the picture to select it.

click the picture

Step 4: Choose the Arrange tab at the top of the window.

click the Arrange tab

Step 5: Select the Rotate option, then click Flip vertically.

how to flip a picture vertically in Google Slides

Note that there is also an option to flip an image horizontally if you need to rotate the picture in that manner instead.

Additionally, if you select the picture you will notice a circle at the top or bottom of the image that is attached to the image with a line. If you click and hold on that circle you can rotate the picture as well.

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