"My friend just switched from an iphone to a galaxy s6. For her college classes she has to log into some internal website and download power point presentations. Apparently, with her iPhone, she could just login in, tap the link, and the powerpoint would open. Now she has turned to galaxy s6. Is there any way to open powerpoint presentation on galaxy s6? Or how to play powerpoint presentation on galaxy s6?"

The Samsung Galaxy S6 has been a very popular smartphone among Android phones. The 5.0-inch display of Samsung Galaxy S6 is perfect for watching pictures, videos and documents. Those Galaxy S6 users who handle business affairs a lot with Galaxy S6 may emergently need a solution to open PowerPoint presentation on Galaxy S6 smartphone.

To view PowerPoint presentation on Galaxy S6, there are multiple effective solutions. You could either download PowerPoint viewer app for Galaxy S6 or make use of some PowerPoint apps to realize this. This guide would introduce you 2 effective solutions on how to play PowerPoint presentation on Galaxy S6 in details.

Part 1: Open PowerPoint Presentation on Galaxy S 6 with PowerPoint Viewer

With smartphones getting higher hardware and software configuration, smartphones could do more things for us. So is Samsung Galaxy S 6. Samsung has configured Galaxy S6 with wonderful hardware and software support, while Google has upgraded Android OS to be compatible with more apps. That means to open PowerPoint presentation on Galaxy S 6, you may directly make use of PowerPoint viewer apps for Galaxy S6. This is the easiest solution. Microsoft has released its mobile PowerPoint viewer app for Android OS platform far long ago. That is Microsoft PowerPoint for Android.

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Named as one of the "Best Apps of 2015" by Google Play in France, Spain, Italy, and Indonesia, Microsoft PowerPoint for Android is real Microsoft PowerPoint app for Android phones and tablets, including your Samsung Galaxy S 6. PowerPoint has the familiar look, feel and quality of Office with an intuitive touch experience designed for Android phones and tablets. Whether you want to create a beautiful presentation from scratch or just need to read and make quick edits on-the-go, PowerPoint gives you the best productivity experience you want.

The free PowerPoint app provides a core experience for viewing, creating and editing documents on devices with a screen size of 10.1 inches or smaller. With this free PowerPoint app, you could freely play and open PowerPoint presentation on Galaxy S 6.

key features:

  1. Office offers unequaled file compatibility and layout fidelity. Presentations will look exactly how you intended on your Android phone and tablet. No missing charts or images.
  2. The familiar navigation and menu options in the ribbon help you get started quickly.
  3. The familiar features you know in PowerPoint – Images, charts, animations, transitions are all in the touch-first apps to give you the best productivity experience on your phone and tablet.
  4. Jumpstart your creativity by using one of the beautiful templates to get started on your presentation.
  5. Creating a powerful presentation is easy – Auto-zoom makes it easy to insert, move, edit charts and textboxes with the touch of your fingers, no keyboard or mouse required. 
  6. Create PowerPoint files in portrait or landscape – with rich formatting, charts, animations, transitions and speaker notes, change PowerPoint theme at will anytime.
  7. Automatically save new PowerPoint presentations in a location of your choice as soon as you start typing.
  8. Access your recent files from any device so you can quickly pick up from where you left off.
  9. Easily share your presentation with the cloud-connected PowerPoint app simply by sending a link or attachment.
  10. Add a unique, custom message to your PowerPoint presentation when you share in email.

System requirements:

  1. OS version: KitKat (4.4.X) or above
  2. 1 GB RAM or above

To unlock the full PowerPoint experience, you need to upgrade with an Office 365 subscription. If you don’t have a subscription, you can buy Office 365 Home or Office 365 Personal within the app. With an Office 365 subscription, you get the full Word, Excel and PowerPoint experience on Android tablet, phone, iPad and iPhone, and you can install full Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote on PCs or Macs.

Part 2: View PowerPoint Presentation on Galaxy S6 by Converting PPT to Video

Besides installing PowerPoint viewer app on Samsung Galaxy S 6 to view PowerPoint presentation on Galaxy S 6, you still get another choice. That’s to convert PowerPoint galaxy S 6 video. This method is quite useful especially when you want to turn PowerPoint presentation to a video demo or upload PowerPoint presentation to blog or YouTube for sharing. Here we would like to introduce 2 solutions on how to convert PowerPoint to Galaxy S6 video.

#1. Convert PowerPoint to Galaxy S6 video with MS PowerPoint

As is known to us all, MS PowerPoint 2010 or later versions could convert PowerPoint presentation to videos, thoug the converted PowerPoint presentations will be saved in WMV format. This is also helpful for the Galaxy S6 users who want to play PowerPoint presentations on their smartphone. What you need to do then is convert the output WMV files to Samsung Galaxy S 6 compatible video formats like MP4. If you are not sure on how to convert PowerPoint to video for Samsung Galaxy S6, the following tutorial will show you:

  1. Open the presentations with MS PowerPoint 2010 or later, and click “File > Save and Send” at the upper left corner. Choose “Create Video” in the window.
  2. Make up the simple settings for the presentations. Then click the “Create Video” button.
  3. A window will pop up to let you choose a folder on your computer to save the exported video. Then the software will start converting the presentations.

When the conversion is finished, you will get the converted video in the target folder. As the WMV file isn’t supported by the default video player on Android device, you will need to either install a 3rd-party video player app to play the converted PowerPoint files, or use video converter to convert WMV files to Samsung Galaxy S 6 videos.

#2. Convert PowerPoint to Galaxy S6 video with PPT to Video Converter

Of course, MS PowerPoint is not the only and best solution to convert PowerPoint to Galaxy S 6 video. The best app to do this is Leawo PowerPoint to Video Pro,  an all-inclusive PowerPoint to video converter program that could convert PowerPoint to MP4 for Galaxy S 6 within simple clicks. Actually, this PPT to video converter could convert PowerPoint presentations to video in 150+ video formats for nearly all media players and mobile devices.

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How to Convert PowerPoint to Galaxy S6 Video

Download and install this PowerPoint to video converter software on your computer. And then follow the below step-by-step guide to learn how to convert PowerPoint to MP4 for Galaxy S 6 so as to view PowerPoint presentation on Galaxy S 6 on the go.

Step 1: Import PowerPoint files

Run Leawo PowerPoint to Video Pro on your computer, and click "Add" on the main interface to browse and import PowerPoint files you want to convert into the software. After importing, you could preview imported PowerPoint files via the internal PPT player.

Add PPT files

Step 2: Set MP4 as output format

Then, click "Profile" button and navigate to the "Common Video" group to set MP4 as output format. You should also open the "Output" box to set output directory.

Set output format

Step 3: Adjust video and audio parameters

If you need, you could click "Settings" button on the main interface to adjust video and audio parameters of output videos like video codec, bit rate, video size, aspect ratio, frame rate, audio codec, channel, etc. Make sure you change these parameters according to your Galaxy S6 video and audio specs.

Adjust video and audio parameters

Step 4: Customize PowerPoint files

This PowerPoint converter allows you to customize PowerPoint files by clicking the big "Customize" button on the main interface. You could set PPT transition time, add PPT background music, set audio effect, set aspect ratio, add watermark or not, etc.

Customize PPT file

Step 5: Convert PowerPoint to MP4

Finally, return to the main interface and click "Start" button at the right bottom right corner to start converting PowerPoint to Galaxy S6 video.

Convert PPT to Android video

Conclusion:

The easiest solution to view PowerPoint presentation on Galaxy S6 is to adopt Microsoft PowerPoint app for Android. You could not only open PowerPoint files, but also create, edit and share PPT files. However, it requires you to subscribe Office 365, which means you could enjoy more benefits, and, on the other hand, spend more dollars. Converting PowerPoint presentation to video for Galaxy S 6 seems to be more complicated. However, it offers once for all solution. Both solutions are quite practial. Choose the right solution to view PowerPoint on Galaxy S 6 and other mobile devices according to your personal needs.