• Yogesh Mhatre

Find the version of your Excel

The articles and information featured on excelyogi.net depends on the version of Excel that you are using. A few steps can get added or eliminated based on Excel’s version. In this article, you will see couple of ways to determine which version of Excel are you using.

Flash screen

Flash screen is nothing but the welcome window that appear on the screen when you start the Excel app. Based on the speed of your machine, you would be able to see the flash screen and get to know the correct version.

File Tab

You can also use File tab to decide your version by clicking that File tab.

If you continue to see the ribbon tabs at the top, you are using Excel 2010.

If the ribbon tabs disappear and at the upper left corner of the screen you see a round circle containing a left-pointing arrow, then you are using Excel 2013 or a later version.

Excel 2007

  1. Click the Office button then click Excel Options.

  2. At the left side of the dialog box, click Resources.

  3. Click the About button. Excel displays the About Microsoft Office Excel dialog box.

Excel 2010

  1. Click the File tab of the ribbon and then click Help at the left side of the screen.

  2. Check the Excel version at the right side of the screen.

Excel 2013, 2016, 2019, and Excel 365

  1. Click the File tab of the ribbon and then, at the left side of the screen, click Account.

  2. At the right side of the screen you'll see a large heading that says Office Updates or Office.

  3. Under this heading you can find the version information for your copy of the program.

  4. In my version of Excel in Office 365, the version information is listed under the About Excel subheading

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