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Excel UNICHAR Function

The Excel UNICHAR function returns the Unicode character based on a given number value.




Number (Required): The number that represents the Unicode character.

Return Value

The Unicode character

Function Notes

1. #VALUE error occurs:

  • If the number is zero;
  • Or the numbers are out of allowable range.

2. #N/A error occurs if the Unicode numbers are partial surrogates and the data types are invalid.

3. The returned Unicode character can be a character string. For example in UTF-8 or UTF-16 codes.


Supposing there is a list of numbers you need to convert to Unicode characters as the below screenshot shown, please do as follows to get it down with the UNICHAR function.

Select a blank cell, copy below formula into it, and then drag the Fill Handle to apply the formula to other cells to get all Unicode characters.

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