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Microsoft® Office® Professional 2013 Plain & Simple by Katherine Murray

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Starting Access 2013

When you start Access 2013, the app opens by presenting the Access Start screen, where you can choose a template or start a new blank desktop database or custom web app.

Start Access

  1. On the Windows 8 Start screen, scroll or swipe to the right end of the Start screen to display the Office 2013 app tiles that are out of view.

    In Windows 7, click the Start button, click All Programs, and then in the Microsoft Office 2013 folder, choose Access 2013.

  2. Click the Access 2013 tile.

    The Access 2013 Start screen appears.

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Tip

For non-touchscreen users, when working on the desktop, if you hover over the lower left of your screen ...

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