Tip: Other languages are Google-Translated. You can visit the English version of this link.
Log in


How to add country/area code to a phone number list in Excel?

doc add area country code 1
For instance, you have a list of phone numbers, and now, your job is to add the same area code to each phone number of the list as below screenshot shown. Obviously, you can add the area code to them one by one manually, but it must be boring and time-wasted if there are hundreds of phone numbers in the list. This tutorial is talking about the tricks to quickly add same country or area code to a list of phone numbers in Excel.
Add country/area code to a list of phone number with formula
Add country/area code to a list of phone number with Kutools for Excel good idea3

add same text to a specific location of each cell in Excel

How could you add text or characters to the beginning of multiple cells, or add text or characters to the end of cells or insert text or characters between existing text? With Add Text utility of Kutools for Excel, you can quickly apply the following operations: . Click for full-featured free trial in 60 days!
doc add text 6
Kutools for Excel: with more than 300 handy Excel add-ins, free to try with no limitation in full future 60 days.

Excel Productivity Tools

Office Tab: Bring powerful tabs to Office (include Excel), just like Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Internet Explorer. Save you half the time, and reduce thousands of mouse clicks for you. 30-day Unlimited Free Trial

Kutools for Excel: Save 70% of your time and solve 80% Excel problems for you. 300+ advanced features designed for 1500+ work scenario, make Excel much easy and increase productivity immediately. 60-day Unlimited Free Trial

1. Select a blank cell next to the phone number, take instance, C1, type this formula ="020"&A2 into it, and press Enter key, the drag the AutoFill handle from the right corner of the cell down to fill this formula to the cells you need. See screenshots:

doc add area country code 2doc arrow rightdoc add area country code 3

Tip: In the formula, “020”is the area code or country code you want to add to each phone number, and A1 is the cell you want to add code number, you can change them as your need.

If you do not like to use formula to solve this job, I can introduce a handy tool – Kutools for Excel for you. With Kutools for Excel’s Add Text function, you can quickly add a same text string to every cell of a list in the same location.

  Kutools for Excel, with more than 300 handy functions, makes your jobs more easier. 

After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:(Free Download Kutools for Excel Now!)

1. Select all thephone numbers in the list you need, and click Kutools > Text > Add Text. See screenshot:

doc add area country code 8

2. In the Add Text dialog, enter the area/country code you want to add in the Text box, and check Before first character option, you can preview the results in the right pane. See screenshot:

doc add area country code 5

3. Click Ok or Apply, and you can see each phone number in the list has been added with the same area code.

doc add area country code 6

Tip: The Add Text utility will add area code or country code into phone number cells directly. As a result, you had better paste and save the original data in another location before applying this utility.

Note: With Add Text of Kutools for Excel, you also can add same text string to several positions of each cell as below screenshot shown:

doc add area country code 7

Quickly remove special characters(numeric/alpha) from cells in Excel

Just several clicks with Remove Characters utilty of Kutools for Excel, the special characters will be removed from cells at once. Click for free full-featured trial in 60 days!
doc remove characters
Kutools for Excel: with more than 300 handy Excel add-ins, free to try with no limitation in 60 days.

Relative Articles:

Excel Productivity Tools

Ribbon of Excel (with Kutools for Excel installed)

300+ Advanced Features Increase Your Productivity by 70%, and Help You To Stand Out From Crowd!

Would you like to complete your daily work quickly and perfectly? Kutools For Excel brings 300+ cool and powerful advanced features (Combine workbooks, sum by color, split cell contents, convert date, and so on...) for 1500+ work scenarios, helps you solve 80% Excel problems.

  •  Deal with all complicated tasks in seconds, help to enhance your work ability, get success from the fierce competition, and never worry about being fired.
  •  Save a lot of work time, leave much time for you to love and care the family and enjoy a comfortable life now.
  •  Reduce thousands of keyboard and mouse clicks every day, relieve your tired eyes and hands, and give you a healthy body.
  •  Become an Excel expert in 3 minutes, and get admiring glance from your colleagues or friends.
  •  No longer need to remember any painful formulas and VBA codes, have a relaxing and pleasant mind, give you a thrill you've never had before.
  •  Spend only $39, but worth than $4000 training of others. Being used by 110,000 elites and 300+ well-known companies.
  •  60-day unlimited free trial. 60-day money back guarantee. Free upgrade and support for 2 years. Buy once, use forever.
  •  Change the way you work now, and give you a better life immediately!

Office Tab Brings Efficient And Handy Tabs to Office (include Excel), Just Like Chrome, Firefox, And New IE

  • Increases your productivity by 50% when viewing and editing multiple documents.
  • Reduce hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day, say goodbye to mouse hand.
  • Open and create documents in new tabs of same window, rather than in new windows.
  • Help you work faster and easily stand out from the crowd! One second to switch between dozens of open documents!
Say something here...
symbols left.
You are guest ( Sign Up? )
or post as a guest, but your post won't be published automatically.
Loading comment... The comment will be refreshed after 00:00.
  • To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.
    RIDDHI · 1 months ago
    HI ,


  • To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.
    iand · 10 months ago
    how can i add +8801756472315 , + does not add , please help me
    • To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.
      Sunny · 9 months ago
      Both of the formula and Add Text work. Did you miss the quotes""?