How to use IFERROR Function in Excel

how to use excel iserror function

Quick Intro

Unlike, IFERROR Excel ISERROR Function will tell you that if there is any error in a cell. And, if there is any error in the cell value it will return TRUE else it will return FALSE.

In simple words, it will verify the if there is any error in a cell. To use ISERROR just refer to the cell from where you want to verify the error.



value A cell reference or a value from which you want to check the error.

More Information on Excel ISERROR Function

  • ISERROR will verify an error in both conditions, either that error is in an absolute value or is a result of another formula.
  • It will evaluate all types of error from a cell. #N/A, #DIV/0!, #NAME?, #NULL!, #NUM!, #REF! & #VALUE!.


In the below example, I have used ISERROR with IF to get a specific text if there is any error in a cell.

Use Excel ISERROR Function With IF Function

In the below example, I have used ISERROR with an array range to check the error from a range of cells.

" Use Excel ISERROR Function In Arrays"

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What’s Next?

To learn more about Excel ISERROR 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 is also you have ISERR function which is highly useful. Apart from this, I have a list of excel functions and some real life formulas examples.