Removing Closed Captions From a PowerPoint Presentation

Purpose: A guide on how to turn off the voice-activated captions appearing on PowerPoint presentations while in presenters view

Environment: Anyone using Microsoft PowerPoint 

PowerPoint Online 

- When in presenters view, voice activated closed captions may begin to automatically display on the screen 

- To remove these captions you have a couple of options:

  • You can use the tool bar at the bottom of the presentation (while in presenters view) and select the closed captions icon 
  • You can use the shortcut ctrl J (for windows) or cmd J (for mac) on your keyboard 

PowerPoint App

- When on the PowerPoint app, while in presenters view, click the closed caption icon on the tool bar at the bottom of the screen 


Article ID: 89528
Fri 8/5/22 3:09 PM
Thu 11/24/22 10:21 AM