# How to Remove First 3 Characters from String in Excel

To remove the first three characters from a string in Excel, you can use the `RIGHT`

and `LEN`

functions. Here's how you can do it:

- Open Excel and type the text you want to remove the first three characters from in cell A1. For example, let's use the text "HelloWorld".
- In cell B1 or any other cell, enter the following formula:

`=RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1) - 3)`

- Press Enter to apply the formula.

## Example

Let's work with an example where we want to remove the first three characters from the text "HelloWorld":

- Type "HelloWorld" in cell A1.
- In cell B1, enter the formula:

`=RIGHT(A1, LEN(A1) - 3)`

- Press Enter to apply the formula.
- The resulting text in cell B1 will be "loWorld", as the first three characters "Hel" have been removed.

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