The Conferences i/o Windows PowerPoint Add-In adds a "Conferences i/o" ribbon to PowerPoint 2013 and PowerPoint 2016. This ribbon allows you to insert special "Live Content" slides into your presentation. When running the presentation as a slideshow, the Add-In will use these special slides to show Live Content from your Conferences i/o session, like a poll or the current list of Social Q&A questions.
This Add-In cannot currently be used to create new polls within PowerPoint. To create a new poll, you must create a poll in your Conferences i/o session, then use that poll's unique "Slide Code" to embed into your presentation.
Downloading the Add-In
Important note (posted September 16, 2019)
Our Support Team has been tracking a possible bug with Version 2.014 which affects keyboard navigation when on live content (polling slides) in a slideshow. Based on these reports, we don't recommend updating to version 2.014 at this time.
Instead, use an older version like 2.011 available on this page: https://help.conferences.io/support/solutions/articles/5000774954-download-an-old-version-of-the-windows-powerpoint-add-in
|Download Link||Description||SHA-256 Checksum (for ZIP download)|
|Download Version 2.014, Universal Installer (August 2019)|
** SEE IMPORTANT NOTE ABOVE
|Universal Installer for most users. If you're not sure what to download, this is the one you want.||684ce8436fbcedf|
|Alternative Download: MSI for x64 and x86||If you require MSI files (like installing in a managed environment), use these. Also, if our "Universal Installer" above doesn't work on your computer, this "MSI" version might (Note: the "x86" version is the most common to use).||6dac21e64621f60|
|Alternative Download: Admin-Rights-Free ||This alternative installer should not require administrative rights in Windows to install.||56e697495db630|
Installing the Add-In
After downloading, we strongly recommend extracting the installer file from the downloaded ZIP before you run the installer. On some operating systems, failing to extract the ZIP may cause the installer to partially fail (though you will not see an error message). See a helpful 90-second video tutorial on installing. For troubleshooting help with installation of the add-in, click here.
You must also close PowerPoint (if it's open) before running the installer.
Verifying installation success
If the installation process was successful, you will see a new “Conferences i/o” tab in PowerPoint’s menu ribbon. If you don't see the new menu choice, try closing all open windows of PowerPoint and then re-open PowerPoint.
How do I keep the Add-In updated?
From time to time, Conferences i/o will release new versions of our Add-In. When a new version is available, you will see an "Update Available" icon in the Conferences i/o ribbon. This will button will direct you to the latest Add-In downloads.
Need a visual tutorial on how to embed polls into PowerPoint? Click here for our 3 minute video tutorial!