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Accessing, Sorting, and Searching the Apps Screen

Published on June 3, 2014 in Windows 8.1

Accessing

  1. Move your mouse cursor in the lower left corner of the Start screen to activate the downwards-facing arrow.
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  2. Click on the downwards-facing arrow on the Start screen.
  3. Scroll through the program list to select the software you wish to use. You can either move your cursor to activate the scrollbar or use the scroll wheel on the mouse.
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Sorting

You can click on the By Name sorting to list the programs by date installed, by most used, or by category.
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Searching

To locate a program more quickly, you can use the search bar on the top right side of the screen.

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