I have a presentation in Google Slides. Every new link is colored cyan by default and all existing links have this default color as well. How could I change this default color that determines the color of new links and of existing links that have not been manually reformatted?

  • I don't want to fix each link individually.
  • I know I can edit the master slides but that seems to only allow changing the layout of the slides and the formatting of lists, not the links.
  • If I pick a new theme for the presentation that changes the link color but it also changes everything else, which I don't want.

I had a somewhat similar problem and found the following solution:

1) Open the Master Slide;

2) Select "Colors..." at the top of the Master Slide; enter image description here

3) At the "Theme colors" dialog (right-hand side of the screen), select "Link";

4) Pick the desired link color and it is finished...

  • I can't seem to find any "Colors..." button/link/label at the top of the master slide. Could you post a screenshot highlighting the "Colors..." part? Thanks!
    – Zoltan
    May 16 '19 at 20:57
  • Screenshot included... May 17 '19 at 19:12
  • Interesting! I don't have any more buttons after "Background..."! But thanks for the screenshot anyway, maybe it will help others.
    – Zoltan
    May 17 '19 at 20:12
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    Update: I tried it with my private account as well. I created a brand new presentation in both cases, using the same browser. With my private account I have a "Colors..." button there indeed. Using my work account though, there is no such button. Strange!
    – Zoltan
    May 17 '19 at 20:21

Go to "slide" and then "edit theme". Here, you can choose the master slide at the top. On the right hand side is a theme menu. Select "link" and change the color there. It works in a work account - you don't have to be in your personal account.

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Use Ctrl and select all of your hyperlinks. After that go to your tool bar and change the colour to whatever you choose.

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    Does not change the default color.
    – user135384
    Apr 10 '18 at 19:07

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