In this article, you will learn how to insert a current time in a cell automatically by using the NOW function in Google Sheets. The NOW formula shows the current date and time. For example, It is beneficial when you need to record time and date during the data collection process.
Look at how you can use the formula practically. Assume you need to collect some data with its collection date and time.
If you don’t get the right answer to your question in this article or you have other questions related to date and/or time, you may find the answers in the following articles.
Formulas related to dates
How to Use EDATE Function in Google Sheets - understand a date before/after a specific number of days
EOMONTH Function in Google Sheets: Explained - understand an end date of a month
DATEVALUE Function in Google Sheets: Explained - convert a date into a serial number
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Learn how to do this step-by-step in the video below 👇