How to Insert Background Image in PowerPoint

Add a background picture Select the slide you want to add a background picture to. Select Design >, Format Background. In the Format Background pane, select Picture or texture fill. Select File. In the Insert Picture dialog box, choose the picture you want to use and then select Insert. More items...

Are you tired of boring slides with plain backgrounds? Do you want to add some life to your presentations? Adding a background image can make your slides more visually appealing and help keep your audience engaged. In this tutorial, we will learn how to create a transparent background image for all slides in PowerPoint.

Firstly, select the slides where you want to add a background image and click on “insert” and then “picture”. Choose the picture you want to add and insert it. Then, right-click on the picture and select “send to back”. This will send the picture behind any other objects on the slide.

Next, adjust the picture as per your requirements. You can resize it or move it around as needed. Once you are satisfied with the picture placement, select the picture and cut it by using ctrl + X. After cutting, the image will be saved in the clipboard.

Now, right-click anywhere on the slide and click on “format background”. Here you can choose “picture or text fill” and then click on “file” to select the image you just cut. After selecting the image, click “insert”.

Finally, click “apply to all” to add the same background image to all the slides in your presentation. You can also adjust the transparency of the image to make it blend with the slide background.

Although this may seem like a small trick, it can make a huge difference in the overall appearance of your presentations. With these simple steps, you can create visually appealing slides that will keep your audience engaged throughout your presentation.

So, what are you waiting for? Give it a try and make your presentations stand out!