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How to Use Excel FALSE Function?

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FALSE Function

FALSE Function in Excel: Sometimes, we use boolean values in the Excel spreadsheet. We all know that the boolean values are TRUE and FALSE, where TRUE represents 1 and FALSE represents 0. If you want to get these values based on some condition on your worksheet, then we suggest you use the Excel FALSE function.

This article gives you an illustration of the explanation, syntax, and usage of the Excel FALSE function in the spreadsheet. Get an official version of MS Excel from the following link:

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Excel FALSE Function

Description of FALSE Function

  • It is one of the built-in functions in Microsoft Excel.
  • The Excel FALSE function returns the logical value FALSE. The FALSE function is provided primarily for the compatibility function and is not needed in most cases.


  • Here, you will see the syntax of the FALSE function.
  • To apply this function on your spreadsheet, you have to select a cell and enter the formula in the following format.
  • Once you enter the formula, just click on the Enter button to get the result.


Argument Description:

  • The False Function syntax has no arguments.


Now Let’s grasp some examples of the FALSE function and explore how it works in Microsoft Excel.

  • Initially, you have to open your Excel workbook on your PC and launch a worksheet that has data.
  • For example, we have given a range of input values in Column B and we will find if the given condition is true or false.

Note: If you enter FALSE() in the spreadsheet, it returns the same result as FALSE.

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Input values
  • Then, we have to apply the above-mentioned formula to get the result, as shown in the following screenshot.
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Enter the formula
  • Finally, we need to click on the Enter button to get the result. Drag down the first cell to fill the remaining cells as shown in the below image.


This article gives you the clarification about explanation, syntax, and usage of the FALSE Function with a few practical examples. Kindly drop your valuable suggestions/queries in the comment box. To learn more about Excel functions, then visit our webpage

Video Tutorial

The following video will show you how to apply the Excel FALSE function in the spreadsheet.

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