How to Zoom In and Out on Google Slides (Quick Guide)

Google Slides makes it easier to present your ideas and designs in front of an audience. The zoom feature in Google Slides allows you to enlarge or decrease the size of the entire presentation or any individual slide.

This can be useful when you want to focus on a particular element on a slide or make the text larger for easier readability. In this article, we’ll show you how to zoom in and out on Google Slides.

1. To zoom in or out on a particular slide, first, open the slide.

2. Then, click on the “View” tab at the top of the screen. 

3. In the “Zoom” section of the toolbar, you’ll see two options: “Zoom In” and “Zoom Out.”

4. Click on the “Zoom In” button to enlarge the slide. Each time you click this button, the slide will increase in size.

5. To decrease the size of the slide, click on the “Zoom Out” button. This will reduce the size of the slide.

You can also zoom in and out by using the shortcode.  To zoom in, press “Ctrl” and “Alt” and “+” on your keyboard. To zoom out, press “Ctrl” and “Alt” and “+”.

Zoom In and Out on Google Slides using the Zoom Icon

You can also make use of the zoom icon on the taskbar to zoom in and out.

1. To use this feature, open the slide that you want to work on. Then, go to the top right corner of the screen and look for the zoom icon. The zoom icon is represented by a magnifying glass with a plus and minus sign.

2. To zoom in or out, click on the dropdown menu next to the icon and select the desired zoom level.

You can also click on the “Fit” option to automatically adjust the zoom level so that the slide fits perfectly on the screen.


This is how you can zoom in and out on Google Slides. As you see, there are multiple ways to do this. You can use the zoom buttons, the zoom icon, or the keyboard shortcuts. Try out each method and see which one works best for you.

Experiment with different zoom levels to find the perfect balance between too much and too little information on the screen.

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