With the **Excel add text to cell** operation, we can easily input text to a range of selected cells in our worktable. Easily add a string, prefix, a suffix, or any other characters we need within our selected cell range.

*Figure 1. of Add Text in Excel*

Sometimes we may need to **enter text in Excel** or specific text at the beginning or at the end of some cells in our spreadsheet selection. Excel also allows us to specify the exact location for the input. If we were to input the text manually into each cell, it would be time-consuming.

**How to Add Text to a Cell in Excel**

We can easily **insert text into Excel** by using the ampersand (&) formula.

We will now demonstrate how to use **Excel insert text** via formula in the following simple steps;

- Enter the text/data values into our worksheet;

*Figure 2. of Text Values in Excel*

Our purpose in the illustration above, is to **add text to cells** in column A by using the & formula.

We want our specified text to appear before the text value in each cell in column A.

- The & formula we will enter into cell C2 above is as follows:
`=“ENTER:”&A2`

*Figure 3. of Add Text in Excel*

The result is the text “ENTER” – which we specified in our **formula for adding text in Excel** – before the text in cell A2.

- Modify and copy the & formula in cell C2 above down into the other cells in the column for similar outcomes;

*Figure 4. of Add Text in Excel*

We can also modify the & formula to **add text to the end of a cell**

Entering the formula ** =A6&”ENTER”** will add “ENTER” at the end of the text in the cells:

*Figure 5. Add Text in Excel*