How to Add a Hyperlink on Google Slides

While many slide presentations are given in front of an audience that is simply watching what is happening, they can also be shared with others.

If your presentation is one that you are going to be letting someone else view on their own device, then you can incorporate some more interactive elements, such as hyperlinks.

We can’t always include all of the information that we want to convey in a medium like a slideshow, so giving someone the ability to click a link and visit a Web page can be a convenient may to give your information some additional context.

Our guide below will show you how to add a hyperlink on Google Slides.

How to Insert a Hyperlink in a Google Slides Slideshow

The steps in this article were performed in the deskop version of the Google Chrome Web browser, but will also work in other desktop browsers like Firefox or Safari.

Step 1: Sign into Google Drive and open your slideshow.

Step 2: Choose the slide to which you wish to add the hyperlink.

select a slide

Step 3: Select the text that you wish to hyperlink.

highlight the text to hyperlink

Step 4: Click Insert at the top of the window.

click the Insert tab

Step 5: Choose the Link option.

select the Link option

Step 6: Enter the address for the hyperlink, then click the Apply button.

how to add a hyperlink on Google Slides

Note that you can also add a hyperlink in Google Slides with the keyboard shortcut of Ctrl + K when you have selected some text.

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