How do I change or remove the PowerPoint animations built into a template?

Some templates include preset animations for your text. You can change or remove the animations from the slide master.
1. Click the View Tab.
2. Click on Slide Master.
3. The top slide on the left is the main master. Click it to highlight it.
4. Click the Animations Tab.
5. Click on a text box to select it and the animations applied will be displayed in the animations ribbon. Click 'none' to remove the animation from an element. Go through any of the other layouts to remove or change the animations.
6. When you are finished making changes, go to the Slide Master Ribbon on the top left of PowerPoint and click on 'Close Master View' to go back to editing your slides.