How to Remove Photo Background in MS PowerPoint?

23 May 2022

Do you need to eliminate distracting or unnecessary photo backgrounds?

You don’t need to be a professional designer or purchase complicated software to remove the photo background. PowerPoint has many built-in tools to help you create visually attractive work.

Here is how you can remove photo background using MS PowerPoint in a few simple steps:

1. Insert the photo that you want to use. Let’s say we want to keep the image of the phone in the middle.

2. Click on Picture Format

3. Over the left-hand side, select the Remove Background

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4. You have the option to “Mark Areas to Keep” and “Mark Areas to Remove”.

In this case, we’ll click on mark areas to keep. We could highlight the section of the photo that we wanted to remove.

5. If satisfied with the results, click on Keep Changes.

Easy peasy, right?

That is how you can easily remove the photo background in MS PowerPoint.

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