How To Insert Checkbox In Powerpoint

Inserting a checkbox can have an interactive effect on your PowerPoint slides. Adding an engaging element to your audience’s attention allows them to make them a part of the presentation.

In this article, we will show you how to add checkboxes to your PowerPoint presentations.

Enable Developer Mode

Enabling developer mode is a pre-requisite for inserting checkboxes in PowerPoint. To enable developer mode, follow these steps.

1. Go to the ‘File’ menu and select ‘Options’.

2. click on the “Customize Ribbon” tab.

3. In the “Main Tabs” area, locate and select the Developer option.

You will now see a new Developer tab appear at the top of the PowerPoint interface.

Inserting Checkboxes

With developer mode turned on, you can now add checkboxes to your presentation. Here’s how:

1. Select the “Developer” tab.

2. In the “Controls” section, select the “Check Box” button.

3. Click and drag on your slide to place the checkbox exactly where you want it.

4. Change the text of the Check Box by right-clicking the check box and clicking “CheckBox Object”

5. Done! You now have a Check box in your PowerPoint Presentation.


To format the checkbox further:

1. Click on “Developer” tab.

2. Next, click the desired check box.

3. Last, select “Properties” option.

This will open up the properties window to change the property of the checkbox.


You can easily add checkboxes to your PowerPoint slides now that you know how. By using checkboxes, you can engage your audience easily and effectively. Don’t forget to try this if you want to make your presentations more exciting and interactive.