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How to Use Animations in Google Presentations

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1. Navigate to the Google Drive homepage

  • Log into Gmail, click Drive in the application selector in the top right-hand corner of the page
  • Or go to

2. Click the red button that says “New”, and then select “Google Slides”

3. Select the slide you wish to animate.

  • Go to the top of the page and click ‘Insert’  → ‘Animation’. Here you can change things like transition time
  • Click “Apply to all Slides” to apply your animation throughout the powerpoint.

4.  Choose the type of animation and when it will appear in the animation options.

  • You have three options as to when animations appear – “On click”, which is when you click, “After previous”, which comes after the previous animation or “With previous”, which comes with the current animation.
  • To show bullet points one by one, or display groups of text one at a time, check the “By paragraph” box.

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