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Solved: How do I configure PowerPoint to loop continuously thru slides while playing song

Question

I like to put a few images in the PowerPoint slides and attach an audio song to it that lasts long. How can I configure it to loop continuously thru the images in a slideshow while the song continues to play?

Solution

To set the presentation to loop, go to Slide Show > Set Up Slide Show, check the Loop continuously until ‘Esc’ option.

To set the presentation to loop, go to Slide Show > Set Up Slide Show, check the Loop continuously until 'Esc' option.

With your audio, go to Playback, check the Play Across Slides option, choose On Click for Start option, and uncheck the Hide During Show option.

When you start the show, click on the audio icon and the music will play continuously in the background as your pictures loop.

You can give the audio icon shape a fill color, then choose the Format Picture > Picture > Picture Transparency to make the speaker icon invisible. If you set the Transparency to 100%, you can hide it. As long as you know where to click.

If you set the Transparency to 100%, you can hide it

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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