How to Enable Screen Recording in PowerPoint

To enable screen recording feature in PowerPoint, your Microsoft Office must be 2013 and above. If your Microsoft office is 2010 or 2007; this screen recording feature in not available. This post will help you enable Insert Screen Recording feature that you get under INSERT tab of PowerPoint.

PowerPoint Screen Recording

This is completely new feature in latest versions of Microsoft Office, that you get with PowerPoint. This let you record your computer screen with audio and mouse pointer. Also, let you save your recording as mp4 format on your system and integrate in your PowerPoint presentation.

If you are missing Screen Recording feature off your PowerPoint; because you might have installed Microsoft Office from an offline installer like from an old DVD, Pen Drive.

When Microsoft Office is installed from online installer; you get all the features.

Enable Screen Recording in PowerPoint

To enable Screen Recording in PowerPoint; install Microsoft Office updates. I am going quickly going to show you how to install Microsoft Office updates on Windows 10. But you can install MS Office updates on Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1, following these steps.

  1. Click Windows 10 Start Menu
  2. Click Settings Gear
  3. Click Updates & Security
  4. Click Advanced Options
  5. Turn on ‘Download & Install Other Microsoft Products Updates’
  6. Backspace/Click ‘Back’ button on the top left
  7. Click Check for Updates
  8. Download & Install Updates
  9. Reboot System
  10. Launch PowerPoint
  11. From Insert tab, launch Screen Recording

Install Microsoft Office Updates

This is how you can install Microsoft Office updates on Windows 10.

  1. Click Windows 10 Start Menu
  2. Click Settings Gear
  3. Click Updates & Security
  4. Click Advanced Options
  5. Turn on ‘Download & Install Other Microsoft Products Updates’
  6. Backspace/Click ‘Back’ button on the top left
  7. Click Check for Updates
  8. Download & Install Updates
  9. Reboot System

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