How to Create a Flowchart in PowerPoint

Illustrate your ideas in an organized and effective presentation with Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 or later. It’s fast, easy, and visually demonstrates a simple step-by-step situation like a process flow or incident response plan. Follow the steps below to learn how to make a flowchart in PowerPoint 2013. Though the newer 2016 and 2019 versions may look slightly different, the steps and locations of buttons are in the same location as these screenshots.

1. After you open a new PowerPoint presentation, click on the "Insert" tab at the top of the window. 

 2. To insert shapes, select the "Shapes" icon under the Illustrations group of the top navigation.