How to Delete More Than One Slide at a Time in Google Slides

The steps in this article are going to show you how to select multiple slides in Google Slides and delete all of them from your presentation.

  1. Open your Google Slides file.
  2. Locate your slide column at the left side of the window.
  3. Hold down the Ctrl key on your keyboard.
  4. Click each slide that you want to delete.
  5. Right-click one of the selected slides, then choose Delete.

It’s pretty common to delete or edit something in a document that you create. Whether it’s a paragraph or a sentence, most people creating content will inevitably have something that they don’t want.

In the case of Google Slides, this may be a slide that you have included in your presentation. Perhaps you’ve already figured out how to delete one of the slides in your presentation (as discussed in our article here), but were wondering how you could delete more than one slide at a time, particularly if they aren’t consecutive.

Our tutorial below will show you how to select multiple non-consecutive slides in a Google Slides presentation, then delete all of the slides that you have selected.

How to Delete Multiple Slides in Google Slides

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

Step 1: Sign into your Google Drive at https://drive.google.com and open your Google Slides file.

Step 2: Locate your list of slides at the left side of the window.

find the slides column

Step 3: Hold down the Ctrl key on your keyboard and click each slide that you want to delete. Selected slides will have yellow shading around them.

hold ctrl and click the slides to delete

Step 4: Right-click one of the selected slides, then click on Delete.

how to delete multiple slides at one time in Google Slides

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