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How to delete blank cells and shift data up in Excel?

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2020-05-29

For a list which contains blank cells, you may want to shift all data up for getting rid of all blank cells. This article shows you three methods of deleting blank cells and shift data up in Excel.

Delete blank cells and shift data up with hiding all blank cells
Easily delete all blank rows with Kutools for Excel

Delete blank cells and shift data up with hiding all blank cells

You can hide all blank cells in a list with Filter feature in Excel. Please do as follows.

1. Select the list with blank cells you want to hide, and then click Data > Filter.

2. Click the drop-down arrow in the list, uncheck the Blanks box, and then click the OK button.

Then all blank cells in selected list are hidden immediately.

Easily delete all blank rows with Kutools for Excel

Besides, you can directly delete all blank rows in a range in Excel. Please do as follows.

Before applying Kutools for Excel, please download and install it firstly.

1. Select the list with blank cells you want to delete, then click Kutools > Delete > Delete Blank Rows > In Selected Range. See screenshot:

Note: You can delete all blank rows at once in selected range, active sheet, selected or all sheets in Excel.

2. Then a dialog box pops up to tell you how many blank rows have been deleted. Please click the OK button.

  If you want to have a free trial (30-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.

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