How do I change the color of the Presentation File?

Changing the theme color within your Presentation File is easy! Simply follow the steps below to customize your presentation even further:

  1. In the navigation bar of Microsoft Powerpoint, click the Themes tab:

  2. If you have Version 15 or later of Powerpoint, click on Format in the top menu

  3. In the top navigation bar, click Colors to expand the colors of the current theme

  4. Click on Create Theme Colors... on the bottom of the dropdown menu. The color of your presentation can be changed by changing the color of each element. If you just wish to change the color of the background elements, change the colors of Text/Background - Light 2 and Accent 6 
  5. Or simply follow this simple video guide:


If you have other questions about Powerpoint Presentations or Master Slides, visit the Microsoft Office Support Center. You can also speak with one of our Support Agents by clicking on the link here and submitting your message via the green Help button on the bottom right-hand corner.



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