How to add borders for Google Slides?

In this tutorial you will learn how to add borders for Google Slides in three simple steps:

How to add borders Google Slides
  • First, you have to select the shape or image you want to add borders.
  • Second, select the desired color of the border on the Pencil icon.
Border color Google Slides
  • Third, choose the thickness of the border with pixels values in the icon with three lines.
  • Done! Now your shape or image has a border with the color and thickness you want.
Border thickness Google Slides

Remember that, in case you upload a .png image with transparencies, the border will apply to the square, as if it had no transparency. So, if you want to border images, it is better using tools like Photoshop.

On the other hand, you have this options available when selecting the border:

  • Use any color that you want for the border. There are some colors by default from Google Slides, but if you clic on the plus icon (+), you can add any other from an infinite palette of colors.
  • Define the image border thickness by selecting the pixels you want. There are this options: 1px, 2px, 3px, 4px, 8px, 12px, 16px and 24px.

With this steps, you will be able to add borders to your liking in your Google Slides.

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