How to Add a Hyperlink in Excel 2013

Last updated on April 29th, 2023 at 08:21 pm

Excel spreadsheets can be a good place to store a lot of different types of data. But the types of data that you can store are not restricted to numbers, letters and formulas. You can also add an assortment of interactive objects, including hyperlinks to Web pages.

Once you have added a link to a Web page in your Excel spreadsheet, anyone that is viewing the spreadsheet can simply click the link to open that Web page in their Web browser. Plus, if you need to send someone a lot of links, the structure of a spreadsheet can make it much easier to sort and stay organized.


Insert a Hyperlink in Excel 2013

The steps in this article will show you how to add a link to a Web page to a cell in your Excel 2013 workbook. It will assume that you have the page open in a Web browser to which you want to link.


Step 1: Open your spreadsheet in Excel 2013.


Step 2: Select the cell to which you want to add a hyperlink.

select the cell for the link



Step 3: Click the Insert tab at the top of the window.

click the insert tab



Step 4: Click the Hyperlink button in the Links section of the navigational ribbon.

click the hyperlink button



Step 5: Open the Web browser with the page to which you want to link, select the Web address at the top of the window, then press Ctrl + C on your keyboard to copy it.

select the website link



Step 6: Return to Excel, click inside the Address field at the bottom of the window, press Ctrl + V on your keyboard to paste the copied address into the field, then click the OK button.

paste the link into the address field



You can then click the linked cell to open the Web page in your Web browser.

click the link in the cell to open the web page



Does your Excel spreadsheet have a lot of formatting that you are having trouble changing? Learn how to clear all formatting in your spreadsheet so that you can start from default.

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