How to Unhide Columns in Excel

In this tutorial, you will learn how to unhide columns in Excel.

You can easily hide and unhide columns in Excel in simple steps.

Once ready, we’ll get started by utilizing real-world examples to show you how to unhide columns in Excel.

Unhide Columns in Excel

Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to unhide columns in Excel.

Step 1

First, you need to learn to identify if there are any hidden columns in your Excel sheet. In this example, you can see that the column number jumped from A to C directly missing column B. You can also see there is an indication between column A and C.

Step 2

To unhide the hidden columns, you can simply select column A to column C, then right-click, and select ‘Unhide’.

Step 3

Once you are done, column B will appear. The indication that you previously saw has disappeared as well as the columns are unhidden now.


That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done. The most crucial lesson is to enjoy yourself while doing it.

In this tutorial, I covered how to unhide columns in Excel.