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How to Change Your PowerPoint Template in 60 Seconds

This post is part of a series called How to Use PowerPoint in 60 Seconds (Quick Video Tutorials).
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PowerPoint is all about helping you show off content while presenting. In this quick video, I will show you how to change your PowerPoint template. You can change your theme anytime that you're working in Microsoft PowerPoint, even after you have put all of your content on the slides. 

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Note: In this tutorial we use the Simplicity PowerPoint Template. You can find more great PowerPoint templates on GraphicRiver.

How to Change Your PowerPoint Theme Quickly


Note: Watch this short tutorial screencast or follow these quick steps that compliment this video:

1. Click on a Thumbnail to Change Your PowerPoint Theme 

From the themes menu, each of these thumbnails represents a different PowerPoint template. To change one of these themes, you can simply click on one of the thumbnails and you'll see it change in your presentation. 

PowerPoint comes with a number of themes built in, but if you want more check out some of the top PPT templates available on GraphicRiver. I've got several installed on my computer and I can choose from them.

How to Change Your PowerPoint theme
Click to change your PowerPoint theme.

2. Review All the PowerPoint Themes You Have Installed

After I click on a new theme, I'll just review my presentation to make sure that it's looking great with new theme applied. Another way that you can see all of your PowerPoint themes that you have installed is to, press this little dropdown arrow, and all of the thumbnails for them will show.

What PowerPoint themes do you have installed
What PowerPoint themes do you have installed?

Finishing Up!

You can easily select one from this menu that works as well. Keep trying out new themes until you found one you love that makes your content look great.

We used the Simplicity PowerPoint template in today's tutorial. Discover additional PowerPoint presentation designs to use in our Ultimate Guide to PowerPoint Templates or browse through our current best selling PPT themes on GraphicRiver.

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Learn more PowerPoint tools quickly and stack up your presentation knowledge. We have a number of PowerPoint tutorials here on Envato Tuts+ or jump into another one of our quick PowerPoint video tutorials

PowerPoint templates are powerful and flexible to change. Using the right one will start your presentation off with an assortment of great slide designs.

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