How to add the Developer Tab in the Microsoft Excel Ribbon?

The steps to show the Developer tab in Microsoft Excel varies from version to version. This article will show you how to do it for the following versions (click on your version of Excel for the instructions):

How to add the Developer Tab in the Microsoft Excel 2007 Ribbon

  1. Click on the Office button in Excel
    Excel 2007 - Add Developer tab - step 1
  2. In the dialog box that is shown, click the Excel Options button at the bottom
    Excel 2007 - Add Developer tab - step 2
  3.  Click on the Popular button top, left
  4. Select the Show Developer tab in the Ribbon option under Top options for working with Excel
    Excel 2007 - Add Developer tab - step 3
  5. Click the OK button and the Developer tab will appear in the ribbon
    Excel 2007 - Add Developer tab - step 4

How to add the Developer Tab in the Microsoft Excel 2013 or 2010 Ribbon

  1. Click on the File tab in Excel
    Show Excel Developer tab - step 1
  2. Select the Options menu item
    Show Excel Developer tab - step 2
  3. In the dialog box that is shown, click Custoize Ribbon
    Show Excel Developer tab - step 3
  4. Then, select Developer from the Main Tabs list
    Show Excel Developer tab - step 4
  5. Click the OK button and the Developer tab will appear in the ribbon
    Show Excel Developer tab - step 5