How to use ISBLANK Function in Excel

how to use excel isblank function

Use Excel ISBLANK Function to check if a cell is blank and returns TRUE if that cell is blank else it will return FALSE. ISBLANK Function is the part of information functions which are useful to get a specific information from a reference.



  • value A cell or a value which you want to test.

More Information on Excel ISBLANK Function

  • If a cell has a formula which has to return a blank or empty value, ISBLANK will return FALSE in that case.

Examples For Excel ISBLANK Function


In above example, I have used ISBLANK with IF Function to deliver a message to the user if cell F1 is blank.

Use-Excel ISBLANK Function With IF FUnction

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What’s Next?

To learn more about Excel ISBLANK Function you can check Microsoft’s Help Section. And, if you have a unique idea to use it, I would love to hear from you.

There are also you have ISTEXT | ISNUMBER functions which are highly useful. Apart from this, I have a list of excel functions and some real life formulas examples.