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Add 8 Hours to Time in Excel (4 Suitable Ways)

If you want to add hours accurately speaking work hours or 8 hours to time in Excel quickly, you may read this post to learn about numerous methods. So, let’s dive into the main article to look into those options.


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4 Ways to Add 8 Hours to Time in Excel

A dataset from the production of textiles is shown in the picture below.

Sample dataset to show How to Add 8 Hours to Time in Excel

In the following sections, we will discuss 4 quick methods to know the Delivery Time of various products within a short period. For example, in this method, we will utilize 8 hours as that short period.


1. Divide Hour Value by 24 and Add It

The first formula is simple, just dividing 8 hours by 24 and adding it with time. Let’s see.

📌 Steps:

  • First, choose a blank cell, say F5, type the following formula into the formula bar, and then press the Enter key.
=D5+E5/24 

Divide Hour Value by 24 and Add It

  • Now, as usual, drag down the fill handle to accomplish the job.

Divide Hour Value by 24 and Add It

  • So, after adding 8 hours to determine the last working hours, this is the final table.

the final table

Read More: How to Add Time in Excel Automatically (5 Easy Ways)


2. Use TIME Function to Add 8 Hours

The TIME function in Excel converts a number in hours, minutes, and seconds format. Here we will use it to convert the value 8 to 8 hours. Then we will add this coveted value with preset times.

📌 Steps:

  • Go to cell E5 and apply the following formula.
=D5+TIME(8,0,0)
  • Hit the ENTER key.

Use TIME Function to Add 8 Hours

  • After dragging down the series, the final table will look like this.

Use TIME Function to Add 8 Hours

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3. Apply TIMEVALUE Function

The TIMEVALUE Function belongs to the Excel Date/Time functions. The TIMEVALUE function allows us to transform a time from text to MS Excel time.

📌 Steps:

  • If anyone needs to add time values, for example, in column E, you may use the below formula to compute new values in another column:
=D5+TIMEVALUE("8:0:0")

Apply TIMEVALUE Function

  • The final table will look like this after dragging down the fill handle.

Apply TIMEVALUE Function

Read More: How to Add Date and Time in Excel (4 Easy Methods)


4. Apply a VBA Code

To calculate the Delivery Times, we can also use a VBA code to add the Duration hours to the Order Times.

📌 Steps:

  • First off, press Alt+F11, and a VBA window will appear.
  • Now navigate to the Insert Tab >> and open a new Module.
  • Write the following code in the module window:
Function Add_8Hours(val As String, p As Integer) As String
Dim Xdate As Date
Xdate = CDate(val)
Xdate = DateAdd("h", p, Xdate)
Add_8Hours = Format(Xdate, "m/d/yy hh:mm AM/PM")
End Function
  • This code will generate the function Add_8Hours.
  • Cdate will convert the supplied value to a date
  •  DateAdd will add the hour value to the date.
  •  Finally, we’ll give this date-time the format we want.
  • Now we will enter our manual function named Add_8Hours in F5.

  • After pressing Enter, we will get Delivery Time and then the final table, after dragging down the fill handle.

Read More: How to Add Time to Date in Excel (4 Useful Methods)


How to Add 30 Minutes or Over 24 Hours to 8 Hours of Time in Excel

So far we have discussed how we can add 8 hours to any time in Excel. In this part, we will see how to add 30 minutes or over 24 hours to 8 hours of time.

Adding 30 Minutes:

Select a blank cell, say D4, and then enter the formula =B4+C4/1440 into the formula bar. As, 1 hour= 60 mins, 1 day= 24hours that mean 24*60=1440.

enter the formula

Adding More Than 24 Hours:

Select a blank cell, say D4, and then enter the formula =B4+C4/24 into the formula bar. As 1 day has 24 hours.

enter the formula

Read More: How to Add Time in Excel Over 24 Hours (4 ways)


Conclusion

We attempted to cover the methods for adding 8 hours to time in Excel in this article. I hope you find it beneficial. If you have any ideas or questions, please leave them in the comments area. And more such articles, visit our blog.


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Al Ikram Amit

Al Ikram Amit

Hi there. I am Amit, completed my study from BUET. Currently, I am working as an Excel & VBA Content Developer at ExcelDemy. Now you can see my articles in ExcelDemy blog.

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