How to Play a Video Automatically in PowerPoint

Video is the best way to engage your audience and holds their attention towards your presentation created in Microsoft PowerPoint. YouTube video can be added to the presentation easily, but it is difficult to enable the AutoPlay feature. Here’s how to play a video automatically in PowerPoint.

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Steps for Playing a Video Automatically in PowerPoint from Windows PC

•    Press on the Video option located on the next column located to the right-hand side of the display.

•    Press on the ‘Video on My PC’ option.

•    After that, search the video you wish to play in PowerPoint.

•    After the video gets successfully added in the PowerPoint, tap on the “View” option and ensure that you are in the “Normal” window.

•    Press on the video located on the Google Slides.

•    Now, you will get the “Video Tools” option on the display.

•    Press on the pull-down list given near the “Play” option and after that, tap on the “Automatically” button.

•    Additionally, after the video gets added to the Google Slides, you need to right-click on the video for getting the right-click option.

•    When you go to the right-click window, you will get three different buttons on the display which are “Style,” Start,” and “Trim.”

•    After that, press on the Start button.

•    Press on the Automatically option given on the pull-down list.

Steps for Playing a Video Automatically in PowerPoint from the Internet

•    Search the video by visiting the YouTube website which you wish to place to the PowerPoint presentation.

•    Press on the Share option given below the video frame.

•    Tap on the “Copy” button near the link located at the end of the display.

•    Go to the presentation in PowerPoint.

•    Tap on the Insert button.

•    Press on the Video option.

•    Tap on the Online Video option.

•    Click on the Control and V keys together given in text box.

•    Press on the “Paste” button to type the URL to the video.

•    Press on the Playback option provided at the upper side of the display.

•    Tap on the pull-down list near the “Play” option.

•    After that, choose the “Automatically” option.

•    Additionally, right-click on a video once you have added it to the Google Slides.

•    Press on the Play button located at the end of the right-click window.

•    At last, tap on the “Automatically” button.

John Perley is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, John has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as

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