A Black slide is a plain, simple slide with an all-black background. No company watermark or master deck background. To use them, create your whole PowerPoint deck, and then insert a new plain, all-black slide.
Generally, Microsoft PowerPoint adds a black slide at the end of the original presentation regardless of the background color. It helps you to know that your presentation is over. If you do not want to include such a black slide at the end of PowerPoint, Microsoft has provided an option to turn it off. You can turn on or off the “End with black slide” option in PowerPoint by PowerPoint Options, Local Group Policy Editor, or Registry Editor.
In this risewindows article, we will guide you on turning on and off the “End with black slide” option in PowerPoint on Windows 11 and 10.
How to Enable or Disable the “End with black slide” Option in PowerPoint Options?
By these steps to turn on or off the “End with black slide” option using PowerPoint Options:-
Step 1. Open Microsoft PowerPoint presentation.
Step 2. Tap on the
Step 3. Pick
Step 4. Switch to the
Step 5. Check (to enable) or uncheck (to disable)
Step 6. Hit
How to Allow or Disallow PowerPoint Presentation Ending with a Black Slide using Local Group Policy Editor?
Do these steps to show or hide a PowerPoint presentation ending with a black slide through Local Group Policy Editor:-
Step 1. Open Local Group Policy Editor.
Step 2. Browse to the following path in the left sidebar of the Local Group Policy Editor window:-
User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 > PowerPoint Options > Advanced
Step 3. Double-click on the policy name
Step 4. Choose
Step 5. Hit
Step 6. Press
Step 7. Restart your computer to apply the changes.
How to Show or Hide PowerPoint Presentation Ending with a Black Slide using Registry Editor?
Do these steps o Turn on or off PowerPoint presentation ending with a black slide through Registry Editor:-
Step 1. Open Registry Editor on your Windows 11 or 10 PC.
Step 2. Browse to the following key in the left sidebar of the Registry Editor:-
Step 3. Right-click on the
Step 4. Name the new key
Step 5. Right-click on the
Step 6. Name the new key as
Step 7. Then, right-click on the
Step 8. Name the newly created REG_DWORD as
Step 9. Double-click on the
- 0: Block displaying blank slides at the end of the PowerPoint presentation.
- 1: Allow displaying blank slides at the end of the PowerPoint presentation.
Step 10. Reboot your PC to apply the changes.