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How to Disable Office 2013 Start Screen

Microsoft Office 2013 has lot of new features that makes it a must grab. Just Outlook alone is something that is very commendable.

One thing that can be a bit of a bother is the startup screen that appears when one launches Word, Excel or PowerPoint. It is a new feature in Office 2013 and we can even say that is a quick way to access recent documents or create a new one using a template.

However, if this is something that you do not require, iYogi tech tips can help you bypass the Office 2013 screen for the above-mentioned programs.

1. The first thing you need to do is open the desired program and create a new file.

2. Now click on the ‘Options’.

3. Now find the ‘Start up Options’ section. Simply uncheck the box marked ‘Show the Start Screen when the application starts’.

4. Click ‘OK’ and you are done.

You can repeat this process for any of the programs mentioned above. So, the next time you start any of these programs, you will go straight to the edit screen as in the previous versions of Office.

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