Adding Voice Recordings in Your Google Slides

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Traditional way of presentation has now become old and boring. Nowadays, apps like Google Slides or PowerPoint are widely used in schools, colleges, universities, offices and many other places, where you can present your work in an attractive and engaging way. Because, a presentation made in Google Slides contains clear bullets, pictures and even your recorded voiceover can be presented. Many folks prefer an online presentation, making as it is easy to share and as well as good for the group who are combinedly preparing their slides in one presentation. Most often people feel messed up when they try to upload their voice and they don’t know that how to do a voiceover on google slides

Here we’ll discuss some important steps to let you answer your question.

How to add a voice in selective slides in your presentation?

Here we’ll discuss some important steps that would guide you in adding your voiceover to specific slides/single slides of the presentation or single audio for the whole presentation. For adding audio recording to single slide or for the whole presentation, you should see the following steps to know that how to add audio to google slides


You should have a proper recording tool

The foremost thing in this process is the availability of a microphone. Usually, mobile phones or computers have already installed recorder in them, you can simply use that, but in case your computer’s or phone’s recorder isn’t working or is not clear, you should look for a proper microphone. A proper recording is supposed to be clear, loud and understandable. Test your microphones prior to recording.

Steps to follow while working on Google Slides

Once your mike is ready, follow the steps described below:

Record your voice, check it and rerecord if necessary. Save your recording in your working device, for example: laptop or computer

Upload your recorded file(s), which should be only in .mp3 or .wav format

Once you have uploaded your file, open Google Slides in your PC

Click on Insert menu present in the ribbon of the Google Slide window

Go in Audio

Select the file you’ve uploaded for the purpose. Now the audio is uploaded and an icon will show up on the slide.

Audio Select .mp3 or .wav

To remove the icon:

To remove the icon, Go to the Format options right on the top. You’ll se many of the option attached

Click the first one: Audio Playback

Click Automatically

And then check Hide icon when presenting


Audio playback Automatically  Hide icon when pressing

If you have to keep the audio for only one slide, then check on Stop on slide change. If you are inclined to upload one audio for the entire presentation (which might be long too), you should deselect Stop on slide change. If you do so, the one audio that you selected would be played with the slides.


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Joseph Doohan
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Thank you for taking the time to keep us posted and up to date. Wishing you a great day ahead! Take care.

Apr 25, 2020 03:07 PM #1
John Pusa
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Kate Steven thanks for the detailed valuable information for adding voice recording in google slides.

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