Present online using the Office Presentation Service

You can deliver your presentation from PowerPoint using the Office Presentation Service, a free, public service that allows others to follow along in their web browser. No setup is required. Use your free Microsoft account to get started.

In PowerPoint, close any open presentations that you don’t want to share.

  1. Click File > Share > Present Online

  2. Select the Enable remote viewers to download the presentation check box.

    Shows the File > Share > Present Online option in PowerPoint

  3. Click Present Online.

  4. To send your meeting invitation to attendees, choose one of the following:

    • Copy Link – and paste it somewhere others can access it

    • Send in email

      Important    You won’t be able to email your presentation directly from PowerPoint on a Windows RT PC. Instead you can open an email program, create your email, and attach the presentation to it.

      Shows End Online Presentation button in PowerPoint

  5. When you are ready to start your presentation, click Start Presentation.

  6. To end your online presentation, press Esc to get out of Slide Show View, and then on the Present Online tab, click End Online Presentation.

  1. To confirm that you want to end the presentation, click End Online Presentation.

Shows dialog for ending an online PowerPoint presentation

More information about starting or joining an online meeting:

Applies To: PowerPoint 2013, PowerPoint 2016

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