how to make slides vertical on google slides

Google slides is a presentation program, which is a free tool web-based tool that comes along with office suite provided by Google. By default, Google slides come in a horizontal orientation. Thankfully, with just a few steps, you can perform a few tweaks and change that to a vertical orientation.

In this tutorial, we will walk you through how to make slides vertical in Google slides.

Step 1: Open Google slides App

To start off, open your browser and launch the Google slides application. This is done by clicking the 9 dots at the far right corner to access the list of Google applications.


Next, scroll down and click on the Google slides application as shown:



Step 2: Set vertical orientation

Once you have launched Google slides, click on the ‘FIle‘ button on the menu button and then select ‘Page setup

click on Page setup

This launches the ‘Page setup‘ dialogue as shown below.

Google slides page setup

Click on the combo box which by default bears the value ‘widescreen 16:9‘ and select the  ‘Custom‘ option.

Select custom option Google slides

By default this set to  10 X 5.63 in  inches

Default page-setup settings

All you need to do is swap the values as shown below to get a vertical orientation of the slides.

make slides vertical in Google slides

As a result, when you check at your slides, it will take a vertical format as shown below

make slides vertical in Google slides


In this short tutorial, you have learned how to make slides vertical in Google slides. To conclude, it a very simple step to adjust the dimensions of your slides. Basically you need to flip the height and width of the slides.

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