Putting a YouTube video in PowerPoint is no small task. However, it is a real added value since a video is worth more than text and graphs. Let’s look at how to put a YouTube video in PowerPoint in just a few steps. At the end of this guide, you will know how to embed a YouTube video from your computer.

How to put a YouTube video in PowerPoint

Step 1: Update Office to the latest version

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By using the latest version of Office you can be sure that you can easily embed the YouTube video. Office is updated using the Windows Update service. You can embed YouTube videos in PowerPoint 2016, 2013 and 2010.

Step 2: Open the YouTube video you want to embed

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Use your web browser to open the page of the YouTube video you want to include in your presentation.

Step 3: Click under the YouTube Video on the Share button

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This opens the sharing options for the YouTube video

Step 4: Click on the Embed Link

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It will appear once you have clicked on the Share button.

Step 5: Copy the selected embed code

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The embed code will be selected automatically. Press Ctrl+C or right-click on the selection and click Copy.

Step 6: Open the PowerPoint slide that you want to embed the YouTube video

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You can embed the YouTube video on any slide you want.

Step 7: Insert the YouTube Video Embed Code into PowerPoint

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Click on the Video button and select “From a Video Embed Code” and paste that code into the box.

Step 8: Preview the YouTube Video You Added to PowerPoint

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After a while, the video appears on the slide. Click on Play to preview the YouTube Video.

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