How to Remove a Transition in Powerpoint 2013

Transitions and animations are relatively minor changes to a Powerpoint slideshow that can help to increase the entertainment level of the presentation.

Powerpoint 2013 makes it a short process to add one of these effects to a slide, which can help to increase your audience’s focus on your information.

But it is very simple to go overboard with these effects, almost to the point of distraction.

f you notice this yourself or receive feedback indicating that your effects might need to be toned down, then you will need to remove some of them.

Our guide below will show you how to remove an existing transition from a slide in Powerpoint 2013.

Delete an Existing Transition from a Slide in Powerpoint 2013

The steps in this article will assume that you have a Powerpoint presentation that contains a transition effect that you wish to remove. These steps will only remove one transition at a time.

Step 1: Open the presentation in Powerpoint 2013.

Step 2: Select the slide containing the transition that you wish to remove. There is an asterisk under the slide number for each slide that contains a transition.

select the slide with the transition

Step 3: Click the Transitions tab at the top of the window.

click the transition tab

Step 4: Click the None option at the left end of the Transitions to This Slide section of the ribbon.

how to remove a transition in powerpoint 2013

Now that you know how to remove transitions in Powerpoint 2013, you can delete one of these elements that has been added to one of the slides in your presentation.

Do you have a slideshow with a lot of animation that you would like to remove? Learn how to disable animations for a presentation in Powerpoint 2013 so that you do not need to go through every slide and remove the animations individually.

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