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Close and Exit Access

How to Close and Exit Access

Close and Exit Access

When you’re finished using a database, you should close it. When you close a database, however, the Access program doesn’t stop running. To stop using Access completely, you need to exit the program.

Close a Database

  1. Click the File tab.
    Close and Exit Access
  2. Select Close.
    Close and Exit Access

The database closes.

Exit Access

  1. Click the Close button on the title bar.

    Clicking the Close button on the title bar also closes any open databases.

    Close and Exit Access

The Access program closes. If prompted to save changes before exiting, click Yes.

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