Refreshing Pivot Table Data In Excel

In this lesson you will learn how to refresh pivot table new data. You need this to analyze data after update.

1. Click any cell in with in the pivot table.

refresh pivot table data

2. After clicking the cell, Pivot Table tools will appear in the tool bar. Click analyze under Pivot Table tools.

analyze tab

3. Now, click refresh to refresh your data in pivot tables. This will refresh your data.

Note: For large pivot tables it may take a long time.

4. To have refreshed data by default go to PivotTable Options and tick “Refresh data when opening the file” option.

refresh pivot table

Note: This option is useful to work always with fresh data. However you may think about unticking this option when you are opening the huge datasets many times a day. Refreshing may take a major part of your workday.


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