Some of your fonts cannot be saved with the presentation in PowerPoint : Fix

After working all day on a presentation, what if this message appears in PowerPoint “Some of your fonts cannot be saved with the presentation.“? while you try to save the presentation? There are a few fonts that are not just supported in Microsoft PowerPoint. So, the resolution for this is to general fonts throughout the presentation.

Fix 1 – Change the bad slide

This trick may actually help resolve the issue. Just copy the contents of the bad slide to a fresh one and delete the original slide.

Step 1 – Go to “File“.

Step 2 – Open the “New” and choose “Blank Presentation” to create a blank presentation.


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Step 3 – In the Microsoft PowerPoint, right-click the first slide of your presentation and tap “Copy“.


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Step 4 – Go to the “Home” menu and click “New Slide” to create a new slide.


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Step 5 – Go to the new slide and paste the copied slide there.

Step 6 – Next, delete the original slide where you have copied from.


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Step 7Repeat this process on all the slides (Copy the contents from to another slides and remove the original ones) to the new presentation.


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Now, save the new presentation. This should help you resolve the issue.


Fix 2 – Change the embedded font setting

There is a setting in PowerPoint that allows you to alter the embedded font settings.

Step 1 – On the Microsoft PowerPoint page, tap the “File” menu.

Step 2 – Next, go to the “Options“.


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Step 3 – In the PowerPoint Options page, go to the “Save” pane.

Step 4 – Go to the ‘Preserve fidelity when sharing this presentation’ and check the “Embed fonts in the file” box.

Step 5 – Now, choose the “Embed all characters (best for editing by other people)” option.

Step 6 – Finally, click “OK” to save the change.


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That’s it! There won’t be any issue with the embed fonts and you won’t see the error message anymore.


Fix 3 – Use a normal font

You may have used an unsupported font in any of the slides. So, change the fonts in these slides to a normal, accepted font, like Times New Roman, Calibri or anything else. But, refrain from using any sign languages.


Fix 4 – Remove any downloaded chart

There are some limitations on embed fonts that aren’t allowed in Microsoft PowerPoint. So, if you have imported a slide or a chart with unsupported fonts, this error message will appear. So, remove that particular chart from the slide. Then, save the presentation.