How to Make Google Slides Play Automatically

How to Make Google Slides Play Automatically

When presenting your Google Slide presentation, it’s handy to have an automated way of playing it through AutoPlay. This guide will show you how to make your Google Slide presentation play automatically.

Set Up Auto-play in Google Slides

  1. Open your Google Slide presentation.

    Opening a Google Slide Presentation
    Open your presentation.

  2. When ready to present, select the Slideshow button on the top-right side of the screen. Alternatively, you can press Command + Enter on Mac and Ctrl + Enter on Windows.

    Slideshow Button in Google Slides
    Click the Slideshow button.

  3. While in slideshow mode, hover your cursor over the bottom-left corner of the screen to show the Presenter toolbar. Select the More icon (three vertical dots) on the toolbar.

    Options Menu Google Slides
    Hover your cursor over the bottom-left side and select the Options menu.

  4. Hover over Auto-play. Below the Play option, you can choose between various delay timings before a slide is advanced. After setting a delay timing, choose Play. Your slide will now play automatically with the set delay.

    Auto-play Option Google Slides
    Go to Auto-play and select your desired delay timing. Then, click Play.

  1. If you want your slide to be looped automatically, select Loop from the Auto-play options and click Play.
    Loop Google Slides
    Select Loop from the Auto-play options and click Play.

    Note: To stop the slideshow from playing, click anywhere on the screen during the slideshow. Then, select your desired delay timing and click Play if you want to resume Auto-Play.

Phoebe is an HR assistant in her day job, but is also a web blogger that loves writing guides and sharing her experiences. When she is not out with her friends, she enjoys traveling or binge-watching Netflix. She graduated with a BA in Communication and Media Studies from the University of Utah, and is a chief editor at TechObservatory.

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