How To Animate PowerPoint Slides | PowerPoint Tutorial

3 min readMar 30, 2020


Powerpoint Animations can add a lot of shine to your presentations. PowerPoint allows you to animate both texts as well as objects in the slide. Creative animations and visually rich slides create a more profound impact as visuals engage an audience more thoroughly than any other medium.

You don’t have to be a PowerPoint expert to make these animations. PowerPoint has some cool features and options which allow you to make the ppt slides eye-catchy and exciting.

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In this tutorial, we will explain how to add a simple PPT animation to the content in the slides and create a vibrant and dynamic animated presentation that brings elements to your presentation alive. You can also explore several pre-designed PowerPoint Animation Examples to get a detailed idea.

To present the animation on click of the mouse-

  • Select the shapes and Group them — CTRL+G
  • Select the shape > Animations > Fly-In (choose any animation of your choice)
  • Animation Pane > Right-click > Start on click

Close the Animation Pane and select slide show to view the animation.

To present the animation Automatically -

  • Animation Pane > Right-click > Start after previous

To make it appear from different directions -

  • Animations Tab > Effect Options > (select the effect of your choice)

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Originally published at on March 30, 2020.




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