How to Print with Notes in Microsoft Powerpoint for Office 365

The speaker notes that you create for your slideshow are often just as important as the information that is actually on the slide. It’s usually best to keep your slides simple, as large blocks of text can be difficult for people to comprehend in a visual medium.

But just because the slides themselves should be sleek doesn’t mean that you need to avoid including all of your information somewhere. A great way to do this is by creating handouts of your presentation. Our guide below will show you how to print your Powerpoint presentation with both the slides and the notes for those slides, allowing your audience to get a comprehensive set of information about what you presented.

How to Print Slides and Notes on Same Page in Powerpoint

The steps in this article were performed in Microsoft Powerpoint for Office 365, but will work in most other recent versions of Powerpoint as well. this guide assumes that you have already included the speaker notes that you wish to print along with the slides.

Step 1: Open your presentation in Powerpoint.

Step 2: Select the File tab at the top-left of the window.

open the powerpoint file menu

Step 3: Choose the Print option from the left column.

choose the print tab

Step 4: Click the Full Page Slides button, then choose the Notes Pages option.

how to print with notes in powerpoint

You should how see how the document will print in the Preview pane. If everything looks good you can click the Print button.

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