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How to Access Calculator on Windows 8/8.1 Computer

Calculating, in this fast-paced society, has become an essential part in life and work. For instance, it is applied in all fields such as business, administration, education, entertainment, and even in the record of personal income and expenditure. Therefore, people become more dependent on physical calculator as well as virtual calculator (i.e. calculator in phone and computer). As far as the calculator in Windows 8/8.1 computer is concerned, some people have no idea where it is, which brings them great inconvenience occasionally. In consequence, this article will introduce three methods to access Calculator on Windows 8/8.1 computer.

Video guide on how to access Calculator on Windows 8:

3 methods to access Calculator in Windows 8/8.1 computer:

Method 1: Access it from the Apps interface.

Step 1: On the Start screen of the computer, right-tap an icon (referring to Video in this case) or any blank area, and then select All apps to open the Apps interface.

Step 2: After entering the Apps screen, find Calculator in Windows Accessories and access it by a click.

Method 2: Open Calculator from search results.

Step 1: Press Windows key and F key at the same time to turn on Search bar, enter calculator in the empty box and choose Apps.

Step 2: As the search results come out on the left, tap Calculator to open it.

Method 3: Access Calculator from the Start Menu manually added to the taskbar.

Step 1: Manually add Start Menu to the taskbar.

As you know, in Windows 7 computer, you can access Calculator directly from the Start Menu opened by the Start Button, while in Windows 8/8.1 computer you cannot find such a menu. However, the happy thing is that you can add it to the taskbar on the desktop by yourself. As for how to do it, you can find more detailed information in How to Add Start Menu to Windows 8 Computer.

Step 2: After the Start Menu has been added to the taskbar, click the right arrow beside it, and you can access Calculator according to "Programs→Windows Accessories→Calculator".

With the above illustration, do you think it is not difficult at all to access Calculator in Windows 8/8.1 computer?


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