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PowerPoint Presenter Coach arrives on Android devices just in time for your next big presentation


Last fall, we brought our virtual Presenter Coach to PowerPoint for the web. We are excited to announce it is now generally available on your Android device – both in the PowerPoint app and in the new Office mobile app.


This feature uses AI to help you hone your public speaking skills by providing on-screen guidance on your pacing, use of inclusive language or profanity, and noting use of filler words and culturally insensitive phrases. At the end of each session, it also provides a detailed report with metrics for additional practice and reflection.


In a world where many of us are in more online meetings than ever before – in April Teams users conducted 4.1 billion minutes of meetings in a single day! – we hope this feature can help take the pressure off your next big presentation and help you refine your public speaking skills over time. 



How to use Presenter Coach on mobile

Simply open any presentation in your PowerPoint stand-alone app or Office Mobile app, tap on the more actions menu (three dots), tap “rehearse with coach,” and tap “start rehearsing” when ready. As you speak, Coach will provide you with real-time feedback, and it will also generate a summary report when you finish that provides specific feedback to your practice session. You’ll be able to take your practice wherever you are – whether on a walk, in the passenger seat of a car on a road trip, or even if you’re just sitting on the couch after a long day and don’t want to take your laptop out!


Tips & Tricks

We recommend that you rehearse in a quiet place. To enjoy the full Presenter Coach experience, make sure your mobile is not on silent mode. Try to speak as if you were in front of an audience or giving a presentation remotely for others. 


After you close the rehearsal report, it disappears. If you want to save a copy of it, take a screenshot. 


Get started

We are excited about the new experiences in PowerPoint and hope you will love them too. Please don’t hesitate to tell us what you think! Download either the PowerPoint Android App, or the Office Mobile App, so you can experience Coach on-the-go! Presenter Coach will be available for iOS in the coming months.




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