By default, when you start Microsoft Excel, Excel will show the Start Screen with templates list, Recent files, Pinned files, share with me and other for you choose. as picture as below.

How to turn off Start Screen when start Excel

Following the steps if you want to bypass the Start screen and start with a blank workbook when you start the Excel.

1. Go to File menu => then click Options

2. In Excel Options Dialog => General => go to Start up Options

How to turn off Start Screen when start Excel

3. Clear Show the start screen when application starts => then click OK

How to turn off Start Screen when start Excel