Link to a video on YouTube in PowerPoint Online

You can add a link in your PowerPoint Online presentation to a video on YouTube, and then play it during your presentation.

  1. Go to and find the video you want to link to.

  2. In YouTube, below the video, click Share.

    Click Share in YouTube

  3. Below Share this video, right-click the already-selected URL, and then click Copy.

    Copy the URL

  4. In PowerPoint Online, select some text or a picture to act as the hyperlink.

  5. On the Insert tab, click Hyperlink.


  6. In the Link box, paste the URL in the Address box, and then click Insert.

    Link box in PowerPoint Online

    Tip:  When you click the link to play the video during your presentation, the video will open in a separate window.

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