How to Add Hyperlink between Slides within PowerPoint


How do I make a link on a PowerPoint slide linked to another PowerPoint slide?


Microsoft PowerPoint is absolutely the most famous presentation tool in the world. With it, we could easily combine the text, shapes, animations, transitions, background music and video clips together and make an impressive PowerPoint slideshow. Adding hyperlinks in PowerPoint is quite common. Usually you are adding a URL on a select text as hyperlink to a website. How to add hyperlink between slides within PowerPoint then?

Method 1: Add hyperlink on text.

Method 2: Add invisible hyperlink between slides.

Method 1: Add hyperlink on text.

Step 1: Right click on the selected text and choose Hyperlink.


Step 2: The Insert Hyperlink window will pop up. Usually we will fill URL in the Address column here.


Step 3: For adding hyperlink between slides, you need to choose Place in This Document at the left and then select the destination slide.


Method 2: Add invisible hyperlink between slides.

By using invisible hyperlink, you can not only add hyperlink on text, but also on image or even put the hyperlink on any place of a slide.

Step 1: Add an Action Button. In the Insert tab, Illustrations section, find the Shapes. Choose the Action Button: Custom, the last one of the Action Buttons.


Step 2: Add hyperlink on the Action Button. Right click on the button and choose Hyperlink, and the Action Settings window will show up. In the Hyperlink to: section, choose Slide…


Select the slide that you want to hyperlink to.


Step 3: Make the Action Button invisible. Right click on the Action Button and choose Format Shape and then choose No fill in both Fill and Line Color sections so that you will not see the button any more.


Tips: Remember the location where you put the invisible Action Buttons.

For more detailed tutorial on how to create invisible buttons in PowerPoint, you can read it here.

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