How to Delete Data in a Cell

1. To delete data from a cell, select the cell which has the data you want to delete

2. Next, click the ‘Home’ tab on the ribbon

3. Click the ‘Clear’ command

A drop-down dialogue box will appear

4. Click the ‘Clear Contents’ command

Excel deletes the data from the cell you selected.

how to delete data in a cell

5. You can also select the cell which has the data you want to delete and press the ‘Delete’ key on your keyboard; and the data in the selected cell will be deleted.

 

6. If you deleted the data in error and want to restore it – Just click the ‘Undo’ command on the Quick Access Toolbar. And Excel will restore the deleted data to the cell from which it was deleted.

Lesson 10: How to Select a Range of Cells

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