Start with blank presentation in PowerPoint 2016

When you launch PowerPoint 2016 by default it shows list of presentation templates as shown below.

PowerPoint 2016 presentation templates

But most of the time if you are planning to use only blank presentation then you can hide this templates screen by following the below mentioned steps.

Step 1: Launch PowerPoint 2016 and open a new or existing presentation.

Step 2: Click File menu and choose options from the list.


Step 3: In the General Options, navigate to Start up options section. Then make sure to un mark the check box with caption as “Show the Start screen when this application starts”.

start with blank presentation

Step 4: Click OK button to confirm and save the changes.

By this way PowerPoint 2016 users can make the application to start with Blank presentation.

In Category: Office 2016, PowerPoint 2016

Ravi Shankar

A Software developer and blogger who is always looking to provide technical help to the wider community.

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