## How to combine date and time into one cell in Excel?

Combining date and time into a single cell in Excel is a common task that can be accomplished with a few simple steps. This is useful for various purposes, such as creating timestamps or for ease of analysis in data sets. Here’s a detailed guide on how to do it, with some optimizations for efficiency and clarity.
Combine date and time with formula in Excel
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#### Combine date and time with formula in Excel

Here, we will introduce some simple formulas to help you combine date column and time column into one quickly and easily.

Type any of the following formula into a blank cell, and press Enter key, then drag the fill handle to fill the range you want to use this formula. See screenshot:

``=A2 + B2``
``=TEXT(A2, "mm/dd/yyyy") & " " & TEXT(B2, "hh:mm:ss AM/PM")``

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After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

1. Select the dates and times you want to combine, and click Kutools > Merge & SplitCombine Rows, Columns or Cells without Losing Data. See screenshot:

2. In the popping dialog, specify the setting:

(1) Check Combine columns under To combine selected cells according to following options (If your dates and times are place into two rows, you can check Combine rows),

(2) Select a separator to separate the combined data, you can choose Space, Nothing or type the separator you need into the textbox,

(3) Place the result to : Left cell or Right cell,

(4) Specify the options about the combined cells, Keep contents of combined cells, Delete contents of combined cells, Merge the combined cells

3. Click Ok. And then you need to format the cells as date and time format.

Keep contents of combined cells
Delete contents of combined cells
Merge the combined cells

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Para todos aquellos que no les funciono, la forma correcta sería esta:
=TEXTO(D9,"dd/m/aaaa")+TEXTO(E9,"hh:mm:ss")
recuerden solo cambiar sus celdas y columnas
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Hi, alejandro, thanks for your message. The formula in the articel works at English version but not work at Spanish version. Thanks again for you to privide a formula for Spanish readers.
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Hi AllWhy do i get #Value if i try and combine Date and Time Thanks
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Hi, maybe your data is in a format the formula not support. In a new sheet, enter the date and time manully and try the formula again.
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hi!
my date it's fine that's normal but the hours it's like this 54054 it's mean 05:40:54, and i need combine whit my date