How to Stop Hiding a Slide in Google Slides

Google Slides has a variety of ways that you can format slides in a presentation, including a way to hide or skip a slide. Use these steps to stop hiding a slide in Google Slides.

  1. Sign into Google Drive and open your presentation.
  2. Select the slide to stop hiding.
  3. Right-click on the slide, then choose the Skip slide option.

Our article continues below with additional information and pictures for these steps.

When you create a slide in Google Slides it’s typically because you intend to show that slide to an audience.

But a presentation can be meant for more than one purpose, and it’s possible that every slide in your presentation might not be suitable for every purpose.

Rather than creating multiple copies of the same presentation, it may be easier to simply hide, or skip a slide. By applying that option to a slide in Google Slides the slide will remain in the presentation, but it won’t be displayed when presenting.

But if you have a slide that is being hidden, and you don’t want it to be, then you may be wondering how to stop skipping it.

Our guide below will show you how to stop hiding a slide in Google Slides.

How to Stop Skipping a Slide in Google Slides

The steps in this guide were performed in the desktop version of the Google Chrome Web browser, but will work in other desktop browsers as well.

Step 1: Sign into Google Drive and open the presentation with the slide that you would like to stop hiding.

Step 2: Select the slide from the column of slides at the left side of the window. A hidden slide will have an eye with a diagonal line through it.

click the hidden slide

Step 3: Right-click on the selected slide and choose the Skip slide option.

how to stop hiding a slide in Google Slides

This will remove the check mark next to the Skip slide option, and should also remove the eye with the line through it.

Now when you start the presentation the previously hidden slide should display at its correct location in the slide show.

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