Excel shows the Divided by Zero(#DIV/0!) error when the denominator of any formula is zero or empty. This article shows how to remove the div by 0 or #DIV/0! error in Excel in 5 different ways. The following picture highlights the ultimate results obtained from applying those methods.

**Remove #DIV/0! Error in Excel: ****5 Easy Ways**

I am going to show you the 5 methods on how to remove **#DIV/0! error** in Excel. We will use the following dataset to illustrate those methods. So, let’s begin!

**1. Remove #DIV/0! Error With IF Function**

In the dataset, the formula in cell **D5** gives the quotient of cells **B5** & **C5** as shown in the following picture. When the formula is copied to the later cells, some cells give the **#DIV/0! **error. We can remove the **#DIV/0! **error using the **IF function**. To do that, please follow the steps below.

**Steps**

1. First of all, replace the formula in cell **D5** by entering the following formula in that cell.

`=IF(C5,B5/C5,"Unavailable")`

2. Then, copy the formula to the other cells using the **fill handle** tool.

3. Now, we can see that the **#DIV/0! **error is replaced by the text used in the formula.

**2. Fix #DIV/0! Error Using IFERROR Function**

An alternative way to remove the #DIV/0! Error is by using the **IFERROR **function. Please follow the steps below to apply this method.

**Steps**

1. At first, enter the following formula in cell **D5**:

`=IFERROR(B5/C5,"Unavailable")`

2. After that, copy the formula to the cells below.

3. Now, we see the #DIV/0 errors are removed as in the earlier method.

**3. Hide #DIV/0! Error With ISERROR Function**

Another way to remove the **#DIV/0!** Error is to use the **ISERROR **function. The steps are as follows.

**Steps**

1. First, apply the following formula in cell **D5**:

`=(ISERROR(B5/C5)`

2. This returns **FALSE** as the result.

3. Then, copy the formula to the cells below.

4. Now, we see the errors are removed. But other quotient values are also gone.

5. To fix this problem, replace the earlier formula in cell **D5** with the following formula.

`=IF(ISERROR(B5/C5),"",B5/C5)`

6. After that, apply the formula to the other cells below them.

7. Finally, the **#DIV/0!** errors are no longer there.

**4. Avoid #DIV/0! Error by Changing Cell Value**

The **#DIV/0!** error can be removed by changing the cell values that causing the errors. We can follow the steps below with our dataset to verify this method.

**Steps**

1. One way to avoid the **#DIV/0!** error is to change the 0 or empty values for the divisors to non-zero values as sown below.

2. Another way to avoid the **#DIV/0!** error is by replacing the 0 or empty values of divisors with **#N/A**. This replaces the **#DIV/0!** error with **#N/A** as shown in the following picture.

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**5. Remove #DIV/0! Error in PivotTable**

Excel has options to remove the **#DIV/0!** errors in PivotTable. I have created a **Pivot Table** to show the sum of quotients from our dataset. But, it shows the **#DIV/0!** error. Let’s fix this by following the steps below.

**Steps**

1. Firstly, click anywhere in the **Pivot Table**.

2. Then, from the **PivotTable Analyze** tab, go to **PivotTable** and then **Options**.

3. This will open a new dialog box.

4. After that, from the **Layout & Format** tab in the dialog box, check the checkbox for “**For error values show:**”.

5. Next, enter the text you want to show for errors in the text box. I have typed ‘Unavailable’ in this case.

6. Now, hit the **OK** button.

7. Finally, we see the **#DIV/0!** error is replaced by the text.

**Things to Remember**

- Always make sure that the values for the denominator in your formula are not zero or empty to avoid the
**#DIV/0!**error in Excel. **PivotTable**doesn’t show the desired text in place of the**#DIV/0!**error if it is considered as the name of a row or a column.

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**Conclusion**

Now, you know 5 different ways to remove the **#DIV/0!** error in Excel. You can use the comment section below for further queries. If you have other suggestions or shortcuts to remove the **#DIV/0!** error in Excel, please share them with us.

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