Import Access Data


This example teaches you how to import data from a Microsoft Access database. In Excel, when you import data, you make a permanent connection that can be refreshed.

1. On the Data tab, in the Get & Transform Data group, click Get Data.

Get Data

2. Click From Database, From Microsoft Access Database.

From Microsoft Access Database

3. Select the Access file.

Import Data

4. Click Import.

5. Select a table on the left side of the Navigator window and click Load.

Select Table

Result. Your database records in Excel.

Access Data in Excel

6. When your Access data changes, you can easily refresh the data in Excel. First, select a cell inside the table. Next, on the Table Design tab, in the External Table Data group, click Refresh.

Refresh Data