How to Delete a Page in Google Docs & Google Slides

Last updated on March 30th, 2020

How to Delete a Page in Google Slides

For some people who have just started using Google Docs and Google Slides as alternatives for Word and PowerPoint, it can be confusing to perform a few basic functions. One of these is the ability to delete pages and slides. Let’s take a look at how you can delete a page in Google Docs and slides in Google Slides.

How to Delete a Page in Google Docs

You can delete a page in Google Docs by highlighting the content of that page and hitting the Delete key on your keyboard. Alternatively, go to Edit -> Delete after highlighting the required content.

If you have accidentally added a new page in Google Docs that you want to get rid of, simply click on the last character of the previous page and click Delete.

how to delete a page in google docs

How to Delete Slides in Google Slides

There are a number of ways you can delete slides in Google Slides. Below are three different methods that you can use for this purpose.

Method 1 – Select the Slide and Press the Delete Key

This is the easiest way to delete slides in Google Slides. Simply select the slide or slides you intend to delete, right click one of them and select Delete. Alternatively, hit the Delete key from your keyboard. For selecting multiple slides use Ctrl when picking slides to delete.

pick slides to delete

Method 2 – Delete from Insert menu

You can also delete slide(s) in Google Slides by selecting a slide and going to Insert-> Delete.

delete slides in google slides

Method 3 – Use the Grid View

If you have too many slides that you need to sort through and would like to get a better look at the slides you want to delete, simply go to View -> Grid View or hit CTRL+Alt+1 from your keyboard.

grid view in google slides

Once in the Grid View, you can select one or multiple slides and right click to reveal the Delete option. To select more than one slide, use Ctrl when selecting slides.

delete slides in google slide

Since it can be hard for newbies and people switching to Google Drive apps, you can learn about performing different tasks and supported web apps from our posts about Google Docs and Google Slides.

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