Step-by-Step Guide on Adding YouTube Videos to Google Slides
Google Slides is a versatile and powerful tool for creating presentations of all kinds. One of the most useful features of Google Slides is the ability to embed videos directly into a slide. This can be helpful for providing context, showing examples, or just adding some flair to your presentation. In this article, we will walk you through the steps of adding YouTube videos to your Google Slides presentation.
Step 1: Find the YouTube Video
The first step in adding a YouTube video to your Google Slides presentation is to find the video you want to include. Once you have found the video, simply copy the URL from the address bar.
Step 2: Open Google Slides
Next, open your Google Slides presentation and select the slide you want to add the video to.
Step 3: Insert the Video
In the toolbar at the top of the screen, click on “Insert” and then select “Video.” A new window will open up, prompting you to choose the video source.
Step 4: Paste the URL
In the video source window, select the “By URL” tab. Then, paste the URL of the YouTube video you want to add to your Google Slides presentation. Finally, hit the “Enter” key on your keyboard.
Step 5: Resize and Move the Video
Once you have inserted the video, you can resize and move it around the slide as needed. Simply click on the video to select it, and then drag it to the desired location. You can also resize it by clicking and dragging on the handles located on the corners of the video.
Using an Untitled Presentation
The video demonstration in this article uses an untitled presentation as an example. However, the steps for adding a YouTube video to any Google Slides presentation are the same.
Using Google Maps Street View on Computer and Phone
Aside from adding YouTube videos, Google Slides is also a great tool for using Google Maps Street View in your presentations. To do this, simply follow the same steps outlined in this article, but paste the URL of the Google Maps Street View location instead of a YouTube video.
Can I add multiple YouTube videos to a single slide in Google Slides?
Yes, you can add multiple videos to a single slide in Google Slides. Simply repeat the steps outlined in this article for each video you want to add.
What do I do if the YouTube video does not appear in my Google Slides presentation?
If the YouTube video does not appear in your Google Slides presentation, double-check to make sure you have copied the correct URL. If the URL is correct, try refreshing the presentation.
Can I play the YouTube video within the presentation?
Yes, you can play the YouTube video within the presentation by clicking on the video during your presentation. This will open up a full-screen view of the video.
Can I edit the YouTube video after I have inserted it into Google Slides?
No, you cannot edit the YouTube video after you have inserted it into your Google Slides presentation. To make changes, you will need to delete the video and insert a new one.
Can I add videos from other sources besides YouTube to my Google Slides presentation?
Yes, you can add videos from other sources besides YouTube to your Google Slides presentation. Simply follow the same steps outlined in this article, but paste the URL of the video from the source you are using.