How to Change the Font in a Text Box in Google Slides

Do you have text in a text box in Google Slides that is a different font than you would like? Fortunately the text editing capabilities for text boxes in Google Slides have many of the same capabilities as document editing programs like Google Docs, so you are able to modify the way that your words appear on your slides.

Our tutorial below will show you how to change the font and some additional text styling options in Google Slides so that you can achieve the appearance that you want for your text boxes.


How to Use a Different Font in a Google Slides Text Box

The steps in this article were performed in Google Chrome. By completing this guide you will be able to select all of the text in a text box in one of your slides, and change that selected text to a different font. This will not affect the font settings for any of the other text boxes in your slides.

Step 1: Sign into your Google Drive and open the presentation containing the text box with the font that you wish to change.


Step 2: Click inside the text box with the font that you wish to change.

click the text box



Step 3: Press Ctrl + A on your keyboard to select all of the text in the text box, or use your mouse to highlight the text that you wish to modify.

how to select all text in a google slides text box



Step 4: Click the Font dropdown menu in the toolbar above the slide, then choose the desired font. Note that you can also use the other font tools next to this, such as Font size, Bold, Underline, Italic, and Text color if you wish to change those settings as well.

how to change a text box font in google slides



Do you need to add another slide to your presentation? Find out how to add a new slide in Google Slides if you need more slides in your slideshow than the number that is currently there.