How To Activate The PowerPoint Designer Feature?

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In a previous post of mine I mentioned the new feature PowerPoint Designer. As mentioned, this new feature improves Slides by automatically generating Design Ideas to choose from. This feature, when we put content on a Slide, Designer automatically matched the content to create professionally Designed Layouts. To refresh your memory you can check out my post here. In this post I will describe how can we Activate the PowerPoint Feature. Just keep on reading.

How To Activate PowerPoint Designer

We must select the File tab in order to move to Backstage View. Once in Backstage View, from the drop-down menu that appears we select the command Options as we can see in the image below.

Backstage View - Options

Once we select the Options command from the drop-down menu, the PowerPoint Options dialog box appears as shown below. From this dialog box, we make sure that the General area is selected from the left of the dialog box. We then scroll down in this dialog box until we locate the area named PowerPoint Designer as shown in the image below.

PowerPoint - General - PowerPoint Designer

Under the area PowerPoint Designer, we are notified with the following:

Turn On Automatic Suggestions From PowerPoint Designer Here, Or Ask For Design Suggestions Any Time By Clicking Design Ideas On The Design Tab.

All we need to do is to activate the check box at the left of the command where it mentions: Automatically Show Me Design Ideas.

PowerPoint Designer Area

Once we activate or deactivate the check box, we press the OK button located at the bottom right corner of the PowerPoint Options dialog box, so the adjustments can take place and for us to return to our Presentation.

Design Ideas Task Pane

That is it! Quite simple and easy for us, so we can activate or deactivate the PowerPoint Designer Feature.

Below you can check out the video describing the feature How To Activate The PowerPoint Designer Feature in PowerPoint 365.

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