Excel Lower Function

This post will guide you how to use Excel LOWER function with syntax and examples in Microsoft excel.


The Excel LOWER function converts all characters in a text string to lowercase.

The LOWER function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Text Function.

The LOWER function is available in Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000, Excel 2011 for Mac.


The syntax of the LOWER function is as below:

= LOWER  (text)

Where the LOWER function arguments are:
text -This is a required argument. The text string that you want to convert to lowercase.


The below examples will show you how to use Excel LOWER Text function to convert all uppercase characters in a text string to lowercase.

#1 To lower case all characters in B1 cell, just using the following formula:=LOWER(B1).

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