How to Install (or Uninstall) a VBA add-in (.xlam file) for Microsoft Excel

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How to Install an Excel add-in

This tutorial will teach you how to install or uninstall a .xlam add-in for Excel.

Save Add-in to Computer

Make sure to download and save the add-in (.XLAM file) to your computer.

Make Sure the Developer Tab is Visiblevba developer ribbon 

If it’s not visible, then follow these Add Developer Ribbon instructions.

Browse For File

Go to Developer > Excel Add-ins > Browse and select your filevba add in install

Make sure the add-in has a check mark next to it and click OK.

Your add-in is now installed!

Unloading an Add-in

To unload an add-in simply navigate to the Add-ins dialog box (see “Browse For File” above) and uncheck the add-in.

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