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How to change the default font in Google Slides

Don’t like the default font Google Slides uses for your favorite theme? You can change the default font by updating the font style on the slide master. We’ll show you how.

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How to set a new default font in Google Slides

To get started, launch the browser of your choice and open your Google Slides presentation. Once the presentation is open, click on Slide in the header menu.

Click Edit Theme.  - How to change the default font in Google Slides

After that, click on “Attribute Editingnear the bottom of the dropdown menu.

Theme editor will open. In the left pane of the theme editor, click on the slide under the “Theme Editor” section.Attributeto determine it. This slide is called the master slide. Any modifications made to this slide will be reflected in each topic slide.

Click the Master slide.  - How to change the default font in Google Slides

When selected, the slide border turns blue and all slide borders below it turn yellow.

Highlight the title text.  - How to change the default font in Google Slides

Now select the title text at the top of the slide. Normally, you would have to click and drag your cursor over the text to select it, but on the master slide all you have to do is click on it to select it. Text is highlighted in blue when selected.

Choose the font text from the menu.  - How to change the default font in Google Slides

Now change the font of the selected text by clicking the down arrow next to the font name in the header list, then choosing the new font from the drop-down list. In this example, we will use “Calibri.

Now do the same for each level of text below the title text. You can press Ctrl + A To quickly select all the text on the slide. Once you have selected the text, change the font to your preferred type.

Click a slide in the navigation pane.  - How to change the default font in Google Slides

Next, click on any slide in the left navigation pane. Changes you make to the slide master will be automatically reflected.

The font style is now changed.  - How to change the default font in Google Slides

To check that everything looks as it should, click any text box in your presentation. The font style should be what you set on the slide master. In our case, our text now is Calibri.

Even if you create a new presentation, as long as you use the same theme, the font style will remain as you set it.

Changing the default font isn’t just for Google Slides. Although the actual steps for changing the default font are a bit different, you can also do it in Google Docs. Or, if you prefer to use PowerPoint over Google Slides, you can change the default font there as well.

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