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How to add, edit or remove a footer in PowerPoint

Put your footer down.

Published onJanuary 19, 2023

Headers and footers add uniformity to a project. In PowerPoints, they can appear in either one slide or all slides. Let’s quickly review how to edit a footer in PowerPoint.

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To edit a footer in PowerPoint, go to Insert > Header & Footer. Click the Footer checkbox, then fill in the text for your footer. Click Apply or Apply to All.


How to insert or edit a footer in PowerPoint

To insert or edit a footer in PowerPoint, go to the Insert tab.

click the insert tab in powerpoint

In the Text section, click Header & Footer.

go to header and footer powerpoint

Click the Footer box and add the custom text for your footer. When ready, click Apply (to apply your footer to your currently selected slide) or Apply to All (to apply the specified footer to all of your presentation’s slides).

Your footer will appear in your PowerPoint presentation.

footer in a powerpoint presentation

How to remove a footer in PowerPoint

The process of removing a footer is simple. In fact, you can do so from the same place you added it.

  1. Go to Insert.
  2. Click Header & Footer.
  3. Uncheck the Footer box or delete your footer text.
  4. Select Apply or Apply to All.

Alternatively, you can manually select the footer on your slides and press Delete on your keyboard.

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