Slido for PowerPoint on macOS: IT admin guide

  • 4 April 2024
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As an IT administrator, you can download and deploy Slido for PowerPoint on macOS for users within your organization. See our guide below for detailed steps and additional resources.

 

If you’re a Windows administrator, see our Windows-specific guide that includes an MSI file for bulk installation.

 

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System requirements

  • macOS version 12.0 or later
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 October 2023 update (16.78) or newer
  • Microsoft 365 for Mac October 2023 update (16.78) or newer

For system troubleshooting, please see the Microsoft guide for supported Microsoft 365 and Office for Mac apps

 

 

Install Slido for PowerPoint on macOS for your organization

 

Follow the below steps to download and install Slido for PowerPoint on macOS for users in your organization.

 

  1. Double check that you meet the previously stated system requirements.
     
  2. Go to our Slido for PowerPoint homepage, make sure that macOS is selected, and click Download.
     
  3. Add the downloaded SlidoForMac.dmg package to your deployment tool (e.g. Microsoft Intune or JAMF). The deployment tool should install the Slido.app from the DMG package into the /Applications folder.
     
  4. Installation is finished when users run the Slido.app on their individual computers.
     

If you run into any issues, please see the Slido for PowerPoint limitations and our macOS troubleshooting guide.

 

 

Application updates

 

The Slido.app supports auto updates. When a user runs it, the app will automatically check for new versions and offer any available update.

 

To disable automatic update checks, use the following setting:

defaults write com.slido.SlidoApp SUEnableAutomaticChecks NO

 

Note that users will be able to manually check for updates under Slido > Check for updates...


 

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