PowerPoint Online Quick Start

Create a presentation

Create a presentation in PowerPoint Online

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With PowerPoint Online running in your web browser, you can:

  • Create presentations that include images, videos, transitions, and animations.

  • Get to your presentations from your computer, tablet, or phone.

  • Share and work with others, wherever they are.

If you're using the desktop version of PowerPoint on a PC, see PowerPoint 2016 Quick Start.

If you're using the desktop version of PowerPoint on a Mac, see Office 2016 for Mac Quick Start Guides and PowerPoint 2016 for Mac Help.

Create, open, and name a presentation

  1. Sign in to office.com/signin, select the Office 365 App Launcher The app launcher icon in Office 365 , and then select PowerPoint.

    Can't find the app you're looking for? From the app launcher, select All apps to see an alphabetical list of the Office 365 apps available to you. From there, you can search for a specific app.

  2. Select New blank presentation, open a Recent file, or select one of the templates.

  3. To name the presentation, select the title at the top and type a name.

    Your changes are automatically saved in PowerPoint Online.

Create a presentation

Name file

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