ISEMAILformula is used to check whether a given value is a valid email address or not. It returns
TRUEif the value is a valid email address, and
FALSEotherwise. This formula is commonly used in data validation to ensure that email addresses entered into a sheet are properly formatted and valid.
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ISEMAILformula not working?
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ISEMAIL formula with the syntax shown below, it has 1 required parameter:
- value (required):
The value to be checked for validity as an email address. This can be a cell reference, a text string, or a formula.
ExamplesHere are a few example use cases that explain how to use the
ISEMAILformula in Google Sheets.
You can use
ISEMAIL to validate email addresses entered into a sheet. By setting up data validation rules that use
ISEMAIL, you can ensure that only valid email addresses are entered into specific cells or ranges.
You can use
ISEMAIL in combination with other formulas, such as
FILTER, to filter a list of values and return only those that are valid email addresses.
You can use
ISEMAIL to apply conditional formatting to cells containing email addresses. For example, you could format valid email addresses with a green background, and invalid ones with a red background.
ISEMAILnot working? Here are some common mistakes people make when using the
ISEMAILGoogle Sheets Formula:
Incorrect value type for input
The value provided to the ISEMAIL formula must be a string.
Invalid email format
The ISEMAIL formula can only validate email addresses that are in a valid email format. Make sure the email address is entered correctly.
Not supported in all languages
The ISEMAIL formula may not work as expected in all languages. Verify that the formula is supported in your language.
The following functions are similar to
ISEMAIL or are often used with it in a formula:
ISURLformula is used to check whether a given value is a valid URL. It returns
TRUEif the value is a URL, and
ISNUMBERformula is used to check if a given value is a number. It returns TRUE if the value is a number and FALSE if it is not. This formula is commonly used in data cleaning and validation to identify and remove non-numeric values or to ensure that a cell only contains a number.
REGEXMATCHformula searches for a regular expression pattern within a specified text string, and returns a boolean value of TRUE if the pattern is found, and FALSE if it is not found. This formula is commonly used to check if a string matches a certain pattern or to extract specific information from a text string based on a pattern.
The FILTER formula in Google Sheets is used to filter a range of data based on specified conditions. It returns a new range that only includes the rows that meet the specified conditions. This formula is commonly used to extract specific data from a larger dataset.
ARRAYFORMULAformula in Google Sheets allows for the application of a formula to an entire column or range of data, without needing to manually copy the formula to each cell. It is most commonly used to simplify and automate complex calculations across large data sets.
You can learn more about the
ISEMAIL Google Sheets function on Google Support.