Mentimeter Plugin for PowerPoint

Mentimeter is a web-based platform that lets you create and share polls. With Mentimeter you can easily create online polls using PowerPoint, collect responses to your poll from anywhere, and present the results in PowerPoint or any other presentation software. Learn how to use Mentimeter plugin for PowerPoint to create high quality presentations without coding.

The Mentimeter Plugin for PowerPoint lets you create beautiful, interactive polls and surveys. You can make your presentations more fun and engaging while involving your audience/presenters.

Building effective presentations is not a simple task. It requires a lot of hard work and time. For some, it is easier because they already have all the pictures, audio, and texts at hand which speed things up a bit.

Mentimeter Plugin for PowerPoint

If you want to combine Mentimeter with an external presentation, you can learn about different presentation integrations in this article: PowerPoint add-in and integrations.

Mentimeter works best when used directly in the web browser, but if you prefer to add your Mentimeter questions to an existing PowerPoint presentation via our add-in, follow these simple steps below.

How to use the Office 365 plugin:

  1. Download the Mentimeter add-in
    Firstly, download the PowerPoint plugin from the office 365 store here. It will require you to have an Office 365 account and PowerPoint 2016 or later installed on your computer.
  2. Insert the Mentimeter add-in
    Next, open up your PowerPoint presentation on your computer. Add a new blank slide to your presentation, click the ‘insert’ tab and select ‘My Add-ins’. From this list, select the Mentimeter add-in. The add-in will appear on your slide as an interactive image, you can move the box around and drag the corners to adjust the size.
  3. Copy the unique slide URL
    Now, log in to your Mentimeter account in your web browser and open your Mentimeter presentation. Select the slide you want to to add, and copy the unique URL as displayed in the image below:
  4. Paste the slide URL in the Mentimeter add-in
    Lastly, go back to your PowerPoint presentation and paste (Ctrl + V) the slide URL in the ‘slide link’ text field and click the ‘select’ button.

The Mentimeter PowerPoint plugin

Use Mentimeter directly in your PowerPoint presentation

Create fun and interactive presentations with Mentimeter, making your audience engaged and energized. With this plugin you can add the power of Mentimeter directly to your PowerPoint presentation. The plugin is for Windows PowerPoint 2016, and you need an Office 365 account to download it.

No Office 365 account? We’ve got you covered

Mentimeter works absolutely best when used directly in your web browser, and this is actually how 99% of our users choose to run their presentations.

Even without the plugin, it is easy to combine Mentimeter with your PowerPoint presentations. Use Alt + Tab to seamlessly switch between the two programs. Activate full-screen mode and close all other programs for a flawless experience!

On a Mac, use multi-touch gestures (three or four finger swipe) to move between full-screen apps.

Winner of two Microsoft Office App awards

1st place – Best User Interface

Our mission was to create the most user friendly and best looking app possible. Getting this recognition from Microsoft is fantastic.

3rd place – Most Business Value

Mentimeter was awarded for providing great business value. With the PowerPoint plugin, you ensure more efficient interactions.

Interacting has never been easier

Use the plugin to add Mentimeter questions directly into your PowerPoint presentations and let your audience vote with their phones. Engage your audience by making your presentations interactive.

Mentimeter is also easily available through any web browser.

Smoother presentation experience

Using the plugin, you can display Mentimeter questions in your PowerPoint slides. The results will be updated in real time, just as when you use Mentimeter in your browser.

Interact with your audience

Use Mentimeter to ask your audience questions and they will use their smartphones to vote – as always. Just make sure that you are connected to the Internet!

For Windows & Office 365

The plugin will work on any Windows computer running PowerPoint 2016. You need an Office 365 account to download the plugin.

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