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 External Data group, click From Access.

Get External Data From Access

2. Select the Access file.

Select Access File

3. Click Open.

4. Select a table and click OK.

Select Table

5. Select how you want to view this data, where you want to put it, and click OK.

Import Data

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 Design tab, in the External Table Data group, click Refresh.

Refresh Data