PowerPoint Live: Present to Teams from PowerPoint for Windows

This new feature release will bring the PowerPoint Live in Teams entry point into PowerPoint for Windows. Clicking the Present in Teams button in PowerPoint will be the only step you need to take to present the deck in your Teams meeting.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 80599.

When this will happen

We will begin rolling this out in mid-May and expect to complete the roll-out late May.

How this will affect your organization

Users can click the Present in Teams button in PowerPoint for Windows to present their slides into an ongoing Teams meeting in the PowerPoint Live mode.

There are two entry points users can choose from, one in the top right corner and the other under the Slide Show tab.Present in Teams buttons in PowerPoint for WindowsView image in new tab

Requirements:

  • Have the latest Teams desktop app installed.
  • Have the latest PowerPoint for Windows installed
  • Store the presentation on OneDrive for Business or SharePoint.
  • Join a Teams meeting before clicking the Present in Teams button in PowerPoint for Windows.
  • Be using an Office 365 E3/A3, Office 365 E5/A5, or Microsoft 365 for Government license.

What you need to do to prepare

You might want to notify your users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as appropriate.

Message ID: MC252704


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