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Guide on How to Open Microsoft Word for Beginners (Complete)

Microsoft Word is a program or application made by Microsoft. Microsoft Word is the program most often used by people in the world. Because most of the tasks are all done in Microsoft Word.

However, besides Microsoft Word, there are also several other programs made by Microsoft such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and so on. Each program has its own functions and uses. Among applications or other document creation programs, Microsoft word is more often used because of its easy, simple, and more familiar sounding access.

How to Open Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word programs or applications are actually quite easy to access or use. But, maybe there are some beginners who do not understand very well the basic ways in Microsoft Word. Well, therefore here I will share how to open Microsoft Word and how to create documents, and save documents in Microsoft Word. Immediately, see the steps below.

1. Opening Microsoft Word

Actually there are many ways you can do to open a Microsoft Word program on your laptop / computer. And this time I will share 3 ways to open Microsoft Word. Please refer to the steps below.

A. Through the Desktop Shortcut Icon

The first method is fairly easy. If you already have a Microsoft Word program on your laptop / computer, the Microsoft Word icon will automatically be on your desktop display. As in the picture below.

 shortcut micorost word

Well, if you have found the Microsoft Word icon on your desktop display. Please click twice to open it. Then the Microsoft Word program will automatically open.

B. Through the Search Column (Search)

The next way is through the search column or search. Please type "Microsoft Word" or you just type "word" in the search field in the taskbar. Then, Microsoft Word will appear in the search results. As in the picture below.

 search microsoft word

Please click once, then the Microsoft Word program will automatically open.

C. Through the Windows Icon

Then, the last way or the third way you can open a Microsoft Word program through the Windows icon. How to? Immediately, see the steps below.

1. Please click Windows icon in the taskbar. Then, please look for Microsoft Office 2013 for the version please adjust what you have. As shown below:

 windows icon

2. Then, please search for Word 2013. And click on Word 2013 . As in the picture below.

 click word

3. Done Your Microsoft Word program will automatically open.

2. Creating Documents

Making documents in Microsoft Word is fairly easy for those who are used to using them. However, maybe for beginners will feel confused, how the heck do I create documents. Well, here I will share 2 ways that are very – very easy for you. Please refer to the steps below.

A. Creating Documents at the Beginning Enter

The first way is when you first open the Microsoft Word program, then you will be presented with several forms or types of documents that you can use. For example, for letters, reports, newspapers, etc.

If you want to create documents for standard purposes, you can choose blank documents or Blank Document . As in the picture below.

 click blank document

Now, a blank document will appear that you can fill to your liking. As shown below:

 blank document

B. Creating a New Document

Then, the second way is when you already have a document and you want to create a new document. How to? Immediately follow the steps below.

1. First, please click File in the top menu. As shown below:

 This is how to open Microsoft Word

2. Then, please click New on your left menu. As in the picture below.

 click new

3. Then, several forms or types of documents will appear. Please choose what you want. For example, here I will create a blank document, then please click Blank Document . As shown below:

 click blank document

4. Done Then a new blank document will appear.

3. Saving Documents

Now, after you create a document, you definitely want to save the document, right? Can Microsoft Save it in Microsoft Word? Certainly can. how do? Immediately follow the steps below.

1. First, please click File in the top menu. As shown below:

 click file

2. Then, please click Save on your left menu. As shown below:

 how to open Microsoft Word for beginners

3. Then, please select Computer if you want to save it on your computer. As in the picture below.

 click computer

4. Then, please select the document storage location that you want. You can also specify it at a place other than the one recommended by Microsoft Word, by clicking Browse . As shown below:

 click browse

5. Then, please type the file name of the document you want. Then, click Save . As shown below:

 Guide on how to open Microsoft Word

6. Done So, your document has been saved and the file name has also changed according to what you saved earlier. As in the picture below.

 completed

That's all the tutorial this time about how to open Microsoft Word and how to create, and save documents in Microsoft Word very easily. Hopefully this tutorial can be useful. Thank you 🙂

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