How to Get Excel 2010 data analysis tool

This tutorial will show you how to get excel data analysis tool which can greatly expand the functionality of Excel.

Step # 1 – Open Options

Start Excel and click on the “File” button in the top left hand corner. This will present you with a menu and you need to click on “Options”. The “Excel Options” window will then load.

Opening Options

Step # 2 – Accessing Add-Ins Settings

In this window you need to navigate to the “Add-Ins” option in the left hand menu. This will provide you with a list of all the available add ins for Excel. At the bottom there is a button called “Go…”, click on this. This will open the “Add-Ins” window.

Accessing Add-Ins

Step # 3 – Locating Data Analysis

This window will give you several checkbox options. You need to click in the checkbox next to the “Analysis ToolPak” option then click “OK”. That is essentially how to get excel data analysis tool and to access it you need to navigate to the “Data” tab and you will see a new box called “Analysis” and within it the “Data Analysis” option.

Finding the new data analysis options