How to update pivot table range in Excel?

In Excel, when you remove or add rows or columns in your data range, the relative pivot table does not update at the same time. Now this tutorial will tell you how to update the pivot table when rows or columns of the data table change.

Update pivot table range in Excel

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Please follow the below steps to update pivot table range.

1. After you change the data range, click the relative pivot table, and click Option (in Excel 2013, click ANALYZE ) > Change Data Source. See screenshot:

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2. Then in the pop-up dialog, select the new data range you need to update. See screenshot:

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3. Click OK. Now the pivot table is refreshed.

Note: Only rows are added at the bottom of original table data or columns are added at the very right, the pivot table range will update with clicking the Option (or Analyze)> Change Data Source.


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    Shotgunstone · 2 years ago
    Make a table of your dataset and then quick analysis it or something to create a pivot table.

    Whenever you refresh the pivot table, it will automatically adjust itself with the range of the dataset you've made a table of.