# How to Autosum Column in Excel (4 Easy Methods)

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When working in Excel, you need to do many kinds of operations. One of the most common operations is to make a sum of a column or a row. Calculating the sum of a column becomes easier than all other operations by obtaining the AutoSum procedure. In this article, I will show how to Autosum Column in Excel with 4 easy methods. I will describe the methods with the necessary steps and illustrations. I hope these methods will increase your Excel skills.

## 4 Suitable Methods to Autosum Column in Excel

Let’s consider a dataset of the Sales report of S.R. Production. The dataset has 2 columns B & C called Month & Amount of the company. This dataset ranges from B4 to C10. with this dataset, I will show the procedure to calculate Autosum Column in Excel. Let’s jump into the methods without any further delay. ### 1. Autosum Column in Excel by Using Status Bar

In this method, I will Autosum Column in Excel by using Status Bar with one click. This is the easiest process to know the sum of a column. Follow the steps given below.

Steps:

• Consider the dataset mentioned earlier.
• A portion is indicated with an arrow in the next picture. Click on that part.
• Consequently, you will get the summation as well as the count and average of the whole column. ### 2. Apply AUTOSUM Function to Sum a Column

In this part, I will apply AUTOSUM Function to sum a column. This is another easy process. Follow the steps given below to Autosum Column in Excel.

Steps:

• First Select the C11
• After that, Go to the Home tab of your Toolbar.
• Then Select the Editing
• You will find the AutoSum option there. Click on it. • Consequently, you will find the formula written in the C11 • As a result, you will find the output just like the picture given below. ### 3. Use a Shortcut Key to Autosum Column in Excel

Here, I will show the use of a shortcut key to calculate Autosum Column in Excel. This process is not so popular but can shorten your time. Let’s follow the procedure step by step.

Steps:

• First, Select the C11.
• Then, Click the  Alt+=
• Consequently, you will find the formula written in the C11.
• Hence, Press Enter. • At last, you will find the summation of the column. ### 4. Apply Total Row Option in Table to Autosum Column

This is another process to calculate AutoSum Column in Excel. In this process, you need to convert your dataset into a table. The steps you should follow are given below.

Steps:

• First, Click on any cell of the table.
• Then Go to the Table Design tab in your Toolbar.
• After that, Select the Table Style Operation
• Here, you will find the Total Row • Click on the Total Row.
• As a result, you will find the total of the column in the C11. ## Sum Specific Cells in Excel

Now, I will show the process to calculate the summation of cells in Excel. This operation is basic. Follow the steps given below and make a summation of cells.

Steps:

• First Select the C11
• Then Write down the following formula in the C11
`=SUM(C5,C6,C7,C8,C9,C10)`
• After that, Press the Enter • Consequently, you will find the summation of the column. ## Sum Multiple Columns in Excel

Here, I will show the procedure of calculating the summation of multiple columns in Excel. I added a new column in our dataset called New Amount. Follow the steps mentioned below. Steps:

• Select the C11 cell first.
• Write down the following formula in the C11
`=SUM(C5:C10,D5:D10)`
• Then Press the Enter • At last, you will find the result given below. ## Things to Remember

• You should bear in mind that you can calculate the Average, Count Numbers, Maximum and Minimum values of the column under the AutoSum option.

## Conclusion

In this article, I have tried to explain how to Autosum Column in Excel. I hope, you have learned something new from this article. Now, extend your skill by following the steps of these methods. You will find such interesting blogs on our website Exceldemy.com. I hope you have enjoyed the whole tutorial. If you have any kind of queries feel free to ask me in the comment section. Don’t forget to give us your feedback.

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Hello there. This is Souptik Roy. I graduated from Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering department. I am trying to explore the world of Microsoft Excel and want to increase my analytical power apart from my Engineering degree, as I have a curious mind. this is why I am trying to learn Excel Operations and write articles to help others.

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