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How to Change Default Slide Number in PowerPoint 2013?


When a new presentation is created in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, PowerPoint provides the default numbering for it. Sometimes, it may be necessary to modify the default slide numbering in PowerPoint 2013. This blog post will explain how to do it.

How to Change Default Slide Number in PowerPoint 2013?

1. Launch Microsoft PowerPoint and then navigate to the Design Tab in the Ribbon.

2. In the Customize group, select custom slide size from Slide Size DropDownList.

How to Change Default Slide Number in PowerPoint 2013?

3. In the Slide Size Dialog, Use the Number Slides from to select the desired number to start the numbering of your slide.

How to Change Default Slide Number in PowerPoint 2013?

4. Click OK.

Senthil Kumar B
Senthil Kumar is a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He is a Co-Author of the book "Windows 10 Development Recipes using JavaScript and CSS" for Apress Publication. He is a technical presenter, blogger, mentor and a Geek.  Senthil is a regular speaker is various local user groups. He has presented at conferences like Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) & Microsoft DevCamps. You can reach out to him via his Twitter handle @isenthil.