How to Jump from One Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation to Another

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In Brief...

You can use a hyperlink or button to link to another presentation so you can quickly access it while you are presenting. To jump to another PowerPoint presentation, just follow these five steps.

This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft PowerPoint: 2010, 2013, and 2016.


  1. Highlight the text that you want to serve as the hyperlink.
    Highlighted Text

  2. Right-click and select Hyperlink.

  3. In the Insert Hyperlink dialog box, ensure that Existing File or Web Page is selected.

  4. Browse to the presentation you want to link to and select the file.
    Browse File

  5. Click OK.

This creates a link to the secondary presentation which is visible and clickable in Slide Show view.

Clickable Link

Author: Dave Dunn

Dave Dunn joined Webucator as Chief Operating Officer in early 2009. He has served as a CFO and COO for numerous small and medium-sized companies, including Summit Software Company, Insight Research Group, Avalon Consulting, and HealthcareOne. He has expertise in business development, financial management, marketing and human resources and particularly enjoys working with rapidly growing companies.

Dave received his Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College and his MBA from Syracuse University. He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Montessori School of Syracuse since 2001.