How to Add or Change Fonts in Google Slides

A good choice of fonts in your presentation will make the audience stay focused on your presentation. Combining a nice readability with a nice visual hierarchy of all the components of your design will make an impression on everybody. They will be more than delighted at how your text looks.  In this new Slidesgo School tutorial, you’ll learn to change the fonts in your presentation. You’ll also find out how to add new fonts in Google Slides

How to Change a Font

  • Open your presentation in Google Slides.
  • Select one or more text boxes whose font you want to change. To select more than one, hold the Ctrl/Cmd key while clicking the text boxes.
Selecting several text boxes in Google Slides
Selecting several text boxes
  • Go to the toolbar, click the Font drop-down arrow and choose the font that best suits your needs. You’ll see an arrow next to some fonts. If you hover over one of these arrows, a list with the different available styles for that font will be displayed.
Changing the font in Google Slides
Changing the font

How to Change All the Fonts of the Presentation

  • You can change the font of all the texts in your presentation at once. This can be done from the master slides.
  • Open your presentation in Google Slides.
  • Access the master slides by clicking Slide → Edit master.
Accessing the master slides in Google Slides
Accessing the master slides
  • Select the master slide (the first one).
Selecting the master slide in Google Slides
Selecting the master slide
  • Select one or more text boxes in this slide and change the font by selecting the one you want from the Font drop-down list (if you don’t know how to change the font of a text box, please refer to the “How to Change a Font” section). The top text box controls the slide titles. The lower text boxes control the rest of the text in your presentation. Once you’re done, all the text in your document will be updated accordingly.
Changing a font in the Edit Master panel
Changing a font in the Edit Master panel
  • Close the master slides by clicking the “X” button in the top-right corner of the editor and make sure the changes have been applied to the slides. It’s important that you click the “X” button to exit the slide master because, otherwise, there could be unexpected changes if you don’t do it this way.
Closing the Edit Master panel in Google Slides
Closing the Edit Master panel

How to Add Fonts

  • Open your presentation in Google Slides.
  • Select the text box where you want to use a new font. If you want to change the typography of the entire presentation, please refer to the “How to Change All the Fonts of the Presentation” section.
Selecting a text box in Google Slides
Selecting a text box
  • Go to the toolbar and click the Font drop-down arrow. If you can’t find the font that you want, click More fonts. A new window will open.
More fonts option in Google Slides
More fonts option
  • In this window, you’ll be able to manage the fonts used in your presentation and view the available fonts.
  • Use the filters at the top to search a font by type of script, or try entering its name. You can sort the results by alphabetical order, date, trending or popularity.
Searching fonts by filter in Google Slides
Searching fonts by filter
  • To add fonts new fonts, just click their names. To remove a font, click the X next to its name under My fonts. Once you’re done, click OK.
Adding and removing fonts in Google Slides
Adding and removing fonts
  • Please note that Google Slides only supports fonts from Google Fonts. This means you can’t add third-party fonts to your presentation.