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Open a Presentation

How to Open a Presentation in Google Slides

Open a Presentation

Open a Presentation from Google Drive

  1. Navigate to the folder with a presentation.
  2. Double-click a presentation.
    Open a Presentation from Google Drive

The presentation opens up in its own tab.

Open a Presentation from Google Slides

If you don't have a Google Drive tab open, you can browse for and open presentations from within a Google Slides window.

  1. Click the File on the menu bar.
  2. Select Open.
    Open a Presentation from Google Slides

    A dialog box opens, where you have a few ways to find a presentation to open:

    • You can search for a name in the search field.
    • Browse through the folders in your Google Drive.
    • Click a tab to view your Shared With Me, Starred, or Recent files.
  3. Navigate to (or search for) a presentation.
    Open a Presentation from Google Slides
  4. Select a presentation.
  5. Click Open.
    Open a Presentation from Google Slides

The selected presentation opens in its own tab.

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