Change orientation in PowerPoint slides from landscape to portrait

Last updated on November 15th, 2021

Normally when you create new PowerPoint presentations the slides are presented as landscape orientation, but some slides may require free vertical space so the portrait orientation may be better for these.

Let’s see here how to change the PowerPoint orientation from landscape to portrait orientation. We need to open Slide Master from the View tab, then you can change the PPT orientation for the template.

This image illustrate what we are commenting here.

Change orientation in PowerPoint slides from portrait to landscape

Sometimes this change is not enough, because the slide orientation change will affect the whole presentation and slides. Sometimes we need to mix landscape and portrait in the same PPT PowerPoint presentation. In order to achieve this Microsoft and other tutorials suggest to do a mix of PowerPoint presentation files linked together. This solution has a different approach for PowerPoint.

This example shows the final result after changing the layout from landscape to portrait.

Change orientation in PowerPoint slides from landscape to portrait

Alternatively, you can learn how to change the PowerPoint format to make slides vertical in PowerPoint 365.