How to Delete a Slide in PowerPoint

Putting together PowerPoint presentations involves knowing what you want to say and when. For best effect, you may want to present one piece of information before another. If you find that the content of a slide is unnecessary, you can delete it or delete the slide entirely. Let’s see how to delete a slide in PowerPoint.

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To delete a slide in PowerPoint, right-click on the slide. From the options that appear, select Delete slide.


How to Delete a Single Slide in PowerPoint

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Deleting a slide completely removes all of that content from your presentation. If you delete a slide in the middle of your presentation, the slides before and after it will appear in sequence.

  1. Right click on your slide.
  2. From the options that appear, select Delete slide.

How to Delete Multiple Slides in PowerPoint

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  1. Select all the slides you want to delete. You can do it now CTRL on your keyboard and selecting all the slides you want to delete from the list on the left.
  2. Right-click on one of the selected slides.
  3. From the options that appear, select Delete slide.

You can also delete a sequence of slides (or slides arranged sequentially in a row) by holding Gap instead of CTRL in the steps above. After selecting the slides, right-click and select Delete slide.

Is it possible to recover deleted slides in PowerPoint?

If you accidentally delete a slide that you want to recover, tap CTRL+Z on your keyboard to undo your last action. This only works if you recently deleted the slide while working on the presentation.

After saving and closing the presentation, you cannot recover deleted slides unless you sync your work with OneDrive. This allows you to access version history and track your changes to undo a slide deletion.

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