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Now that you have Office installed, here's how to find your Office apps.

For Office 2016

  1. Click Start.

  2. Select All apps.

  3. Scroll to the Office application name, like Excel.

For Office 2013 or Office 2010

  1. Click Start.

  2. Select All apps.

  3. Scroll to the Microsoft Office 2013 or Microsoft Office 2010 group and click it to expand it

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After you install Office, you can find Office applications in a couple of ways from the Start screen.

One way is to choose Start and then begin typing the name of the application, such as Word or Excel.

As you type, Search automatically opens and shows you the results.

In the search results, click the name to start the application.

Another way to find your applications is to browse for them in the Start menu.

If you are using Office 2016, choose Start, select All apps, and scroll to the Office application name, like Excel.

If you are using Office 2013, choose Start, select All apps, scroll to the Microsoft Office 2013 group and click it to expand it, and then select the Office application.

To open Office applications faster, you can pin them to the Start screen or taskbar.

Right-click the application’s name, and then choose either Pin to Start or Pin to Taskbar.

You can pin as many Office applications as you want.

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