Can I unlock a locked shape in PowerPoint? Yes!
September 11, 2020
How to unlock shapes that have been locked in PowerPoint? Shapes that have been locked in your PowerPoint presentation can be unlocked by using PPT Productivity Power Tools.
Video showing how to unlock locked shapes in PowerPoint using PPT Productivity
- Simply select the PowerPoint slide(s) containing the locked shape(s) you need to unlock, then click ‘Unlock shapes’ (Found beneath the Lock Shape icon on the PPT Productivity Ribbon).
- The file will again close momentarily and reopen. Previously locked shapes on your selected slide(s) will now be unlocked and can be moved and edited like any other shape or object.
- Note: you need PPT Productivity Power Tools software installed to be able to unlock shapes which have been locked by this feature. If you lock shapes using PPT Productivity add-in, the shapes will be locked for all users of the presentation (even if they do not have PPT Productivity installed).
Interested to learn more about shape locking in PowerPoint? Read more about how to lock a shape or object in PowerPoint.
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