Insert Header and Footer in PowerPoint 2016

by Ali September 22, 2017 at 4:21 am

PowerPoint is the easiest program of Microsoft Office, which everyone can use for many purposes still there are some people who do not know the usages. This article is especially for the PowerPoint beginners. In this article, I will show you how to insert header and footer in PowerPoint 2016. Header and footer are at the top and bottom of the page. The header is on the top of the slide and the footer is at the bottom of the slide. Header and footer have a special and specific place at the top and bottom. The specific place for both is not separate from the real page or slide.

There are many other things you can add in header and footer. For example, you can add page number in the footer and the date of creation. So later on, I will show you how to insert date, slide number in header and footer. Now if you want to learn about header and footer of Microsoft Word 2016 click here.

Header and footer in Microsoft word 2016 are fully different from the ‘header and footer IN PowerPoint 2016. Now continue reading the article to learn how to insert header and footer in PowerPoint 2016.

Insert Header and Footer in PowerPoint 2016

The header and footer have one great specialty that if you add it once then it will be added to other pages automatically. Go to the Insert tab of PowerPoint 2016 and Find the Header and footer option and click on that.

Insert Tab of PowerPoint
Insert Tab

A new window will show up and from that window check, the boxes which you want to appear. For example, if you check the footer box at the bottom of the window, the footer will be added to the slide. There is a preview box at the right side of the window. Whatever you check and uncheck will appear in the preview box. Look at the following picture for more clarification.

Insert Header and footer in PowerPoint 2016
Check the boxes

There are two tabs in the header and footer window. Switch to the notes and handouts tab for more options. You will find some new options in this tab just check the options that you like to appear on the slide and put the rest unchecked. Take a look at the following picture if you need a guide for checking the correct boxes.

Notes and Handouts
Notes and Handouts

Header and footer in PowerPoint are limited rather than the header and footer of Microsoft Word 2016.  Still, it is very useful. They were the steps to insert header and footer in PowerPoint 2016.

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