Add or read comments in a presentation on a mobile device

Add or read comments in a presentation on a mobile device

You can use your mobile device to add, change, delete, or reply to a comment in a presentation on an Android or iOS mobile device.

  1. Find a slide with comments on it.

  2. Tap the Comment button Comments icon to open the Comments pane for reading and responding.

    The toolbar helps you navigate backward and forward through comments, reply to the current comment, or delete the current comment:

    The toolbar for the Comments pane

  1. Double-tap the slide that you want to comment on.

  2. Tap the New Comment button on the floating toolbar.

    The floating toolbar in PowerPoint for Android has a New Comment command

    The Comments pane appears full screen with a blank notation indicating your name and the date.

  3. Type your comment. Press Done to resize the Comments pane and make your slide visible again.

  4. You can use the toolbar to navigate backward and forward through comments:

    The toolbar for the Comments pane

  1. Tap the Review tab on the Ribbon, then tap Show Comments:

    The Review tab of the Ribbon in PowerPoint on Android tablets has buttons for using Comments.

    The Comments pane appears.

  2. Use the buttons on the Ribbon to navigate backward and forward through comments.

  1. Double-tap the slide that you want to comment on.

  2. Tap the Review tab on the Ribbon, then tap New Comment:

    The Review tab of the Ribbon in PowerPoint on Android tablets has buttons for using Comments.

    The Comments pane appears.

  3. Type your comment. When you're done, tap the close button (X) in the Comments pane.

    You can also use the buttons on the Ribbon to navigate backward and forward through comments.

  1. Find a slide with comments on it.

  2. Tap the Comment button Comments icon to open the Comments pane for reading and responding.

    The toolbar helps you navigate backward and forward through comments, reply to the current comment, or delete the current comment:

    The Comment buttons in PowerPoint for iPhone

  1. Double-tap the slide that you want to comment on.

  2. Tap the New Comment button on the floating toolbar The New Comment button in PowerPoint for iPhone .

    The Comments pane appears full screen with a blank notation indicating your name and the date.

  3. Type your comment. Press Done to resize the Comments pane and make your slide visible again.

  4. You can use the toolbar to navigate backward and forward through comments:

    The toolbar for the Comments pane

  1. Find a slide with comments on it.

  2. Tap the Comment button Comments icon to open the Comments pane for reading and responding.

    The toolbar helps you navigate backward and forward through comments, reply to the current comment, or delete the current comment:

    The Comment buttons in PowerPoint for iPad

  1. Double-tap the slide that you want to comment on.

  2. Tap the New Comment button on the floating toolbar.

    The floating toolbar in PowerPoint for Android has a New Comment command

    The Comments pane appears full screen with a blank notation indicating your name and the date.

  3. Type your comment. Press Done to resize the Comments pane and make your slide visible again.

  4. You can use the toolbar to navigate backward and forward through comments:

    The Comment buttons in PowerPoint for iPad

  • On the Review tab, tap Show Comments.

    The Show Comments button in PowerPoint Mobile for Windows 10

    The Comments pane opens, where you'll see any comments that have already been added to the presentation.

  1. Tap the slide that you want to comment on.

    The toolbar helps you create a new comment, delete the current comment, and navigate backward and forward through comments, reply to the current comment, or delete the current comment:

    The Comment buttons in Windows Mobile: Create New Comment, Delete Current Comment, Go to Previous Comment, and Go to Next Comment

    The Comments pane appears with a blank notation indicating your name and the date.

  2. Type your comment. Tap elsewhere on the screen when you are done typing.

You can't add comments in PowerPoint on a Windows tablet.

  • In the Comments pane, immediately under the comment you want to respond to, tap the Reply box and begin typing.

You can't reply to comments in PowerPoint on a Windows tablet.

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