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How to create a custom PowerPoint Template?

January 9, 2023 /

To create a custom PowerPoint template, follow these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft PowerPoint.
  2. On the File tab, click New.
  3. In the search box, type “template” and press Enter.
  4. Under Available Templates, click the template that you want to use as the basis for your custom template.
  5. Make the desired changes to the template, such as changing the colors, fonts, and backgrounds.
  6. On the File tab, click Save As.
  7. In the Save As dialog box, select PowerPoint Template (*.potx) from the Save as type drop-down list.
  8. In the File name field, type a name for your template.
  9. Click Save.

Your custom template will now be available in the My Templates category in the New presentation dialog box.