How do we Convert the Upper case or all caps letters to Lower case in excel?

We use LOWER Function in Excel to turn Upper Case & ALL Caps (Capital ) Letters into Lower Case letters. Keep in mind that Numbers, Punctuation marks & Space characters are not affected by this LOWER Function.


LOWER will Turn Each text into lower case letters.

  • MARK & Cari TO mark & cari
  • APPLE TO apple
  • EXCEL & GOOGLE SHEETS TO google sheets
  • Date to Number. So don’t use lower Case Functions on Dates Values.




  • Text will be the Reference of the Excel Cell.
  • Any date or Number Formatting will be Removed if =LOWER Function is used on Dates & other Numerical Data sets.
Key Takeaways
  • Use LOWER to Convert each word in a given text to lower case.
  • All words in a text are converted to lower case.
  • Numbers and punctuation characters are not affected.
  • Number formatting is removed from standalone numeric values.
Download Lower Function Sample File

Related Functions

  • Upper Function will Convert text to ALL Capital letters.
  • Proper Function in excel will convert text to First letters as capital letters.
  • Lower Function will convert text to all lower case letters in excel.