We all are well aware of the Microsoft Office family which also includes “PowerPoint” which actually fulfills the needs of everyone. The main reason for PowerPoint is to make diligent slides for presentations and get appreciation afterward. There are several tools for designing or making presentations in more innovative styles, but PowerPoint is offered by Microsoft Office to cater to all the student’s needs in their assignments and project presentations. The blog post is about the guide on how to save PowerPoint to your flash drive, also the reason for having a backup. Continue to read this blog to the end for a better understanding.
Now have you ever thought about transferring your PPT presentation to a flash drive to connect it and use it as a secondary source? No, let me take you through the problems while giving a presentation in front of your mates or to the upper management. Problems we mostly faced during presentations, While in university, If the group has 4 members one member has the main file of the presentation and also it has been submitted to an email account.
At your turn, one group member used to log in to their personal account and download the file. In most cases, the internet access is restricted for some reason and you are not allowed to use it.
There is another problem: the universities will not allow you to log in to your personal account is also the reason for your delay, in the worst case your wastage time and will end up canceling your presentation with an ‘F’ and that definitely affects your grades.
To avoid all these problems let me guide you on how you can overcome these scenarios.
USB drives or flash drives are the smallest gadgets that can store huge amounts of data depending upon the size of the flash drive.
You can also save your PowerPoint to a flash drive in just plug-and-play mode.
PPT To Flash Drive
While you are editing or making your slides no need to save them on google drive or email them to your friend at the time of the presentation.
While the presentation is completed, simply plug your flash drive into your computer. The pop-up window will tell you about the device is ready to use.
On the main page of your PowerPoint click on files and there are several options choose “Save As” and click on it, a designated window will pop up pointing to the destination folder in which you are trying to save the presentation.
Change the name of the file as per your criteria and save the file. The file is saved in your system and is ready on your click.
While the USB drive is connected to your computer you can also choose the USB storage device to save your presentation.
Before saving your file, ensure that your storage device has enough space for the file you want to store.
Go to file manager and open the USB device and for your safety make another folder by pressing (Ctrl+Shift+N) a common short key to make a new folder.
While you have created the folder, you can either open the next window of file explorer or simply go to the location where you have saved your file.
Copy the file from that folder and paste it into the flash drive folder and let the transfer complete.
Once the copy bar is finished, it means your file has been saved in your flash drive and you can use it at the time of giving a presentation or any other purpose you want.
Another step involves using PowerPoint when you finalized the presentation. Click on “Save As” When the pop-up window appears, change the file location directly to your flash drive and repeat the procedure, change the file name if needed, and press save.
It will provide you with the benefit of plugging your device in and starting to present without wasting your time.
This is a brief guide about how to save PowerPoint to your flash drive and after that, you can also easily copy all the data to your personal computer.
In A Nutshell
USB drives are portable devices that can fit into your keyrings and you can travel anywhere with them. While having a major presentation or having less time for a presentation, you can save time by saving your file to the USB drive.
These small gadgets are our daily usable items which we need for sure a day after, these devices not only benefit us but also lessen the burden of huge hard drives or data travelers to the minimum weight.
These devices come with storage of 8 Gb, 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB, etc. At the end of this blog, I hope I have provided you with enough information regarding how you can save PPT into your drive.
Good luck with your next presentation.