How to Add & Fix Slides Numbers in PowerPoint?

Adding slide numbers can be confusing even after you’ve been using PowerPoint for quite some time.

However, with the proper process of adding slides numbers in PowerPoint, you won’t go wrong. But, the question really is, what is the correct way to add slides numbers in PowerPoint?

The easiest method is to use the “Insert” tab to add slide numbers to your slide. You can use this method even if you are a beginner!

Adding a Slide Number in PowerPoint Using the “Insert” Tab

Step-1: Insert a Blank Slide Layout

Click on the “Home” tab to add a blank slide layout. Then, click on “Layout“, and from the options, click on the “Blank” slide option.

Step-2: Click on the “Slide Number” option

Now, click on the “Insert” tab. Then, from the options, click on the “Slide Number“. This will open a new pop-up window with more options.

How to Remove Slide Number from Specific Slides

Here’s a step-by-step process to disable slide numbers for specific slides in your PowerPoint presentation.

Step 1 – Select the Slides to Remove the Slide Number

Click on the “Insert” ribbon, and click on the “Slide Number” option from the ribbon. This will open a pop-up.

Step 2 – Uncheck the Slide Number Option

From the pop-up window uncheck the box for the “Slide Number” option and click on “Apply“. This will remove the slide number just on the selected slides.

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