If your boss has asked you to generate a track sales record or create a budget spreadsheet, the easiest and the most used method is via MS Excel. Even if you are a student and let's say you need to generate graphs, Excel is an excellent tool to do it. However, if you are new to excel, you may find it challenging to use some of its handy features. One such feature is the option of "merge cells". In this article, we will tell you how to merge cells in excel, how to merge two columns or two cells, and then how to unmerge them in windows, Mac, iPhone, and Android. So, let's get started.
Part 1: How to Merge Excel Cells
Merging cells in excel is not a difficult job. It is quick and pretty easy. No matter if you are using Windows or MAC, we will tell you how to merge and unmerge cells in excel. Here, we have compiled the best of all methods to merge/combine and unmerge excel cells on 4 different devices.
- Section 1: Merge Excel Cells in Windows
- Section 2: Combine Cells in Excel on Mac
- Section 3: Combine Cells in Excel on iOS
- Section 4: Merge Excel Cells on Android
Section 1: Merge Excel Cells in Windows
If you are Windows users and wondering, how to merge/combine two cells or two columns in excel, you can do it with "Merge and Center" option. Check the steps below to see how to merge cells/columns in excel.
Section 2: Combine Cells in Excel on Mac
Just like Windows, merging cells in mac is also very simple and easy. Check the steps below to understand how to merge cells or 2 columns in Mac.
Section 3: Combine Cells in Excel on iOS
Generally, in iOS, the method to combine/merge cells in excel is a bit different. See the easy steps below, and you'll know how to combine two cells or two columns in excel when using iOS.
Section 4: Merge Excel Cells on Android
Now, let's see how to merge/combine two cells or two columns in Excel app on an Android phone. Check the steps below:
Part 2: [Extra Tips] How to Recover Excel Password
So, we discussed how to merge cells in excel if you have windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone, and Android. Now, some people use passwords on the excel sheets to protect their data. If you forget the Excel password, I have a fantastic tool for you, PassFab for Excel. It is used to recover forgotten passwords for Excel files. It works well on workbooks as well as spreadsheets. See the steps below to use PassFab for Excel to recover Excel passwords.
While using excel, if you don't know how to combine/merge two cells or columns in Excel or how to unmerge them, we have got your back. Here, we have shared how to combine cells in Excel when you are using Mac, Windows, iOS, or Android. Lastly, we shared a fantastic password recovery tool PassFab for Excel to recover your forgotten Excel workbook password.
Part 3: FAQs about Excel Cells Merge
Q1: How do you merge cells on Excel Mobile?
In the excel app on your phone, first, select the cells you want to merge. Then, click the arrow present in the bottom right corner to see the home tab. Click merge and centre to merge the cells.
Q2: How do you merge and centre cells in Excel?
Select the cells you want to merge first. Then, go to the home tab. In alignment sub-tab, you will see the option of "Merge and Center". Click it to combine the cells.
Q3: Why can't I merge cells on Excel?
Ans. Firstly, you can't merge the cells if the cells are inside a table. First, merge the cells, then create the table. Secondly, if your cells are in a protected sheet, you can't format or edit it. Turn the protection off to edit or format the cells.