How To

How to Update Microsoft Powerpoint in 5 Steps



Microsoft Powerpoint forms part of the Office suite of software. The program has to be updated periodically to ensure that they continue working and fix any bugs or issues that users may be experiencing. 

You can turn on automatic updates so that your Office products update whenever Windows updates from the ‘Systems and Security’ panel. However, if you prefer to update your programs manually, here’s how to do it.

  1. Launch Powerpoint

    How to Update Microsoft Powerpoint

    Launch Microsoft Powerpoint on your computer by double-clicking on the Powerpoint icon on the desktop or from the Start menu. Click the ‘File’ tab in the menu at the top of your screen.

  2. Click on ‘Updates’

    How to Update Microsoft Powerpoint

    Click ‘Update Options’ and then choose to disable all updates. You need to first disable the updates so that we can force an update in the next step. This is important to complete the manual update of Powerpoint.

  3. Enable Updates

    How to Update Microsoft Powerpoint

    Click ‘Update Options’ again, and this time choose ‘Enable Updates’ to force Powerpoint to update if there is one available. You may need to restart Powerpoint and any other Office programs once the update has been completed.

Update Powerpoint to Get More Features

By updating Powerpoint, you ensure that your program will continue to work correctly and also install new features and improved security settings. Why not try updating your Powerpoint now?

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