What version of Excel am I using?

Use the Excel File tab to discover the version of Excel you are using.

Excel 2010

2010 version

Fig 1: In 2010 - Select File > Help to display the Product Activated section: the version is Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 (32-bit) in this example

  1. Click the File tab to display the MS Office Backstage view
  2. Click Help
  3. The Excel version is shown in the Product Activated section – Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010
  4. The Excel bit version appears in the About Excel section – (32-bit)

Excel 2013 and Excel 2016

2013 version

Fig 2: In 2013 - Select File > Account to display the Product Information section: the version is Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 in this example

2016 version

Fig 3: In 2016 - Select File > Account to display the Product Information section: the version is Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus in this example

  1. Click the File tab to display the MS Office Backstage view
  2. Click Account
  3. The Excel version is shown in the Product information section – Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 (figure 2), and Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus (figure 3)
  4. To display the Excel bit version in Excel 2013 or Excel 2016, click the About Excel button – figure 2 and figure 3. The About Excel dialog box for Excel 2016 is shown in figure 4
bit version

Fig 4: in 2013 or 2016 – click the About Excel button (figure 2 and figure 3) to display information about the Excel bit version (64-bit in this example)

  • Last modified: 15 Feb 2017, 4:41 pm [Australian Eastern Time (AET)]

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