If you already have an image file on your computer that you want to insert into a PowerPoint presentation, PowerPoint lets you insert the file. Follow these steps to insert Pictures from a file into your slides:


Move to the slide on which you want to splash a picture.

Which slide needs to be dolled up?


Open the Insert tab on the Ribbon and then click the Picture button in the Illustrations group.

It should be the first icon under the Illustrations set.


Find the picture file to use.

Click the icons at the left side of the box to browse for a picture to insert.


Click the file and then click Insert.

The picture is inserted on your slide.

PowerPoint scales your pictures so they fill as much of the slide as possible. To resize a it, select the picture and then drag one of the size handles in the corner of the picture.