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Microsoft Access database templates are the perfect way to organize and manage your data without having to create a database from scratch. When you choose a template that you like, all you have to do is open it and the database application will be created for you. Within the database template is everything needed to organize information, including forms, reports, tables, queries, macros and relationships.

Let’s explore the key benefits to using templates to create an Access database and how to find the perfect options for your needs!

Why More Users are Choosing Database Templates

  • Save time. From the moment you open up the template, you can begin working. This saves a significant amount of time, allowing you to stay on schedule and even improve efficiency.


  • Room for customization. No Access template is set in stone. As you begin working in the database, you can customize it to better fit your needs.



  • Utilize all features. When you explore the templates, you will become more comfortable using Access’ functionalities. For example, if you’re not comfortable using macros, testing out the databases will get you more familiar with them.


Where to Find MS Access Templates

You have two options when it comes to selecting a database template. First, you can start with a template on your computer. These are the databases included with your copy of MS Access. Click on Suggested Searches: Access Databases and choose the template of your choice. You can also filter the results if you’re looking for specific categories.

The second option is to find a template online. On the Access startup screen, search for the type of template you are looking for in the search box. Access will show you the available templates. Choose the one you want and add a file name.

If you don’t find what you’re looking for, you can create a new database. This will take more time and diligence, but MS Access will guide you through the creation of your database. If you’re still having trouble finding or building the right template for your business needs, call Arkware. We know the ins and outs of this program and how it can work for you!