A smartphone can be a laser pointer when you're showing a PowerPoint presentation in a meeting. Open your presentation in Presenter view Tap this icon to start the slide show beginning with the currently selected slide. on your mobile device to use it as a remote control. Advance through the slides with a touch, and emphasize interesting things with the laser pointer.

Watch this video for a brief demonstration:

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Note:  This feature is only available if you have a Microsoft 365 subscription. If you are a Microsoft 365 subscriber, make sure you have the latest version of Office.

As demonstrated in the video, this feature requires that your smartphone have a gyroscope. But if you don't have a Microsoft 365 subscription or don’t have a gyroscope, you can still use the laser pointer by pressing and holding on the slide area and moving your finger around the slide.

To connect your smartphone to a projector, use an HDMI adapter or connect wirelessly by using AirPlay, Chromecast, or Miracast.

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