How To Put Text Over an Image in Google Slides

In Google Slides presentation, most users face struggling to add text over a picture, adjust the transparency of the image, and how to remove background.

In this tutorial, we will learn how to put text over an image in Google Slides, text around a picture, and picture behind the text in Google Slides.

There are two ways to put text over a picture in Google Slides, one is with the help of a text box and the second built-in image options feature, i.e., to set the order of picture.

How to put text over an image in Google Slides

Here, we will use a text box to add text over an image. Through the text box, you can add the text anywhere on the slides at the top, bottom, etc. but we will insert text middle of Google Slides.

Open Google Slides on the Web browser on your computer.

Add an image in which you want to put text over the picture,

Go to Menu bar click to Insert options then search to Image then click to Upload from computer to insert a picture in Google Slides presentation.

How to put a picture behind text in Google Slides

Now make a text box over a picture in which whatever words you write, all the words will appear in the front of the picture.

To make a text box in Slides you have to click Insert in the Menu bar then click Text Box. With the help of a mouse, click and drag to create a text box in front of the picture.

How to put picture behind text in Google Slides
Make text box over a picture

Now write the required text in the box you have created. If you want to wrap text around a picture then make a text box around anywhere of the picture, adjust the image and write the text in Google Slides.

How to put image behind text in Google Slides

If you already have written the text in Google Slides presentation and want to add a new photo that goes behind the text like a background image then you can set the Order of the picture.

Assuming that you have already created a slide in which text is written.

Now insert an image in front of text by going to the Menu bar click to Insert options then navigate to Image then click to Upload from computer.

How to put a picture behind text in Google Slides
Example of Google Slides in which image is above text

Now right-click on the picture, then navigate to Order option from the list and click to Send backward or use the Ctrl+↓ keyboard shortcut from the keyboard.

How to put a picture behind text in Google Slides

Thus, your image or picture will go behind the text and the text will come in front of a picture in Google Slides.

Tips to make image transparent in Google Slides and also remove unnecessary background from the Picture.

These two methods are the best for how to put text over an image in Google Slides and also put a picture behind text.

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