Add a header or footer to your handouts or notes pages

Add headers or footers to handouts or notes pages

Headers and footers are a great place to add the title of your presentation, the date, time, or other information to the top or bottom of your handouts and notes pages.

  1. Go to the View tab and choose the view you want to add headers or footers to.

    Note: PowerPoint doesn't currently support adding headers to presentation slides themselves. You can only add headers to your presentation in Handout Master or Notes Master view.

  2. On the Insert tab, pick Header & Footer.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • To add headers and footers to your notes or handouts, on the Notes and Handouts tab, check Header, Footer, or both, and then type the text you want to appear at the top or bottom of each page of your notes or handouts.

      Shows header dialog in PowerPoint

    • To add footers to your slides, on the Slide tab, check Footer, and then type the text you want to appear at the bottom of your slides.

  4. Click Apply to All.

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