How to Use a Picture as a Background in PowerPoint?

You get several options in your Microsoft PowerPoint which you can use to customize your presentations the way you want. The library includes several colors, textures, and patterns to choose from. You also can change the background of your presentation and set the custom image.

In this risewindows article, we will see how you can set the desired image as the background for your presentations.

It would help if you kept in mind that the image would be stretched to fit the slide size. So, if you use an image that’s too small, the image will be distorted when used as the background. Therefore, it is advised for you to choose high-resolution photos.

How to Insert an Image as Background in PowerPoint?

Use these steps to apply an image or picture as background in PowerPoint:-

Step 1: First, go to the PowerPoint presentation to which you want to add a background image.

Step 2: Next, open the Design tab.

Step 3: Click on the Format Background button. You will find it in the “Customize” group.

Step 4: After you complete the above steps, the “Format Background” pane will show on the right-hand side of the window. In it, look for the “Fill” group and click on the Picture or texture fill option.

Step 5: Once it is complete, you will find more options. Find the option “Insert picture from,” go to the File (To choose a picture from your computer) or Online (To select an image from Bing search engine or OneDrive) button.

Step 6: Click on the Insert button after selecting an image.

The selected image will appear in the background of your presentation once you have completed the above steps.

By default, it will insert the image into the current image only. However, you can use the Transparency slider to decrease the picture’s transparency after you have inserted the picture in your presentation. Click on the Apply to All button to set the image to all slides. To remove the background image and its customization, use the Reset Background button.

That is it.

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