How do I bypass the "Protected View" so I can edit the PowerPoint files?

When you download a PowerPoint file, it is not immediately editable. This is because when you open downloaded files for the first time you get a read-only view, known as the Protected View.

To enable editing, simply click the "Enable Editing" button.

You can also disable the automatic Protected View in your PowerPoint settings. To do that, please see this guide:

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