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How to convert dd/mm/yyyy to mm/dd/yyyy in Excel cells?

In Excel, the standard date format is mm/dd/yyyy, but in some cases, the dates in the files you received or import are in the format dd/mm/yyyy, how can you change these dates from dd/mm/yyyy format to mm/dd/yyyy in Excel as below screenshot shown?
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Convert dd/mm/yyyy to mm/dd/yyyy with Formulas

Convert dd/mm/yyyy to mm/dd/yyyy with Text to Column


Quickly convert nonstandard date to standard date formattiing(mm/dd/yyyy)

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Convert dd/mm/yyyy to mm/dd/yyyy with Formulas


There is a formula that can quickly convert dd/mm/yyyy to mm/dd/yyyy date format.

Select a blank cell next to the dates you want to convert, type this formula =DATE(VALUE(RIGHT(A9,4)), VALUE(MID(A9,4,2)), VALUE(LEFT(A9,2))), and drag fill handle over the cells which need to use this formula.
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Note: A9 is the date you use to convert.


Convert dd/mm/yyyy to mm/dd/yyyy with Text to Column

Also, you can split the date format into columns by the Text to Columns feature, and then combine with a formula with the new order.

1. Select the dates you want to convert, and click Data > Text to Columns. See screenshot:
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2. In Step 1 of Convert Text to Columns Wizard, check Delimited option. See screenshot:
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3. Click Next, and check Other, and type / into the next to text box. See screenshot:
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4. Click Next, and select a cell to output the data in Destination box. See screenshot:
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5. Click Finish. Then the dates have been split into columns.
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6. Select a blank cell, and type this formula =C1&"/"&B1&"/"&D1, drag auto fill handle down to the cells needed this formula.

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Note: In the formula, C1, B1 and D1 are the delimited cells.


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