Remove a background graphic or watermark from your slides in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

Here's how to remove the picture background or watermark from your slides.

  1. On the View tab, click Slide Master.

  2. In the thumbnail pane on the left, click any slide layouts that have the picture watermark you want to remove.

  3. On the Slide Master tab, click Background Styles.

    PowerPoint for Mac Background Style

  4. Click Format Background.

    PowerPoint for Mac Background Style menu
  5. In the Format Background pane under Fill, click Solid Fill.

  6. Click the Color button and select white, or any other color you like.

    PowerPoint for Mac Solid Fill
  7. If you want to remove the background from all slides, click Apply to All.

See Also

Add background graphics or transparent pictures (watermarks) to your slides in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

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