How to create an Access 2013 web app and publish it to SharePoint 2013

  • Synopsis

    This guide will show you how create an Access 2013 web app and publish it to SharePoint 2013 Enterprise site.
  • Applicable to

    All PlexHosted SharePoint 2013 Enterprise accounts.
  • Prerequisite

    • a hosted SharePoint 2013 Enterprise account with PlexHosted
    • a PlexHosted SharePoint 2013 Enterprise site
    • an installed Microsoft Access 2013 application on your PC
  • How to

    1. Start Microsoft Access 2013. Go to the New tab in the left navigation pane and then select Custom web app from the templates (or you can use any form the existing app templates).
    2. Give the title for your web app and provide the URL of the SharePoint site to which you want to publish this web app. Then click Create.
    3. You will be prompted for SharePoint credentials several times.
    4. Your new web app has been created. Now you need to add tables to this app. You can either add predefined tables that are like templates, which in some cases include ready-made related tables, or just start with blank tables. In the Search box, type in what kind of information you’ll be storing such as, tasks or people. Click the Search button and select a suitable table from the list. (If you want to add a blank table, click Add a new blank table hyperlink.)
    5. Now you can see your table(s) created. Click Launch App button to open it in browser.
    6. See your new app published to SharePoint. You can add new data to your Access app or open it in Microsoft Access 2013 for editing.
    7. To open Access app in Microsoft Access 2013 client click the gear icon and then Customize in Access.
    8. In access client click on Edit.
    9. Make the necessary changes and click Save button.
    10. If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the PlexHosted support team.

  • Keywords

    SharePoint 2013, Access 2013, web app, Enterprise feature, publish, access, edit
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