# How do I fix a circular reference warning in Excel?

## How do I fix a circular reference warning in Excel?

Go to the Formulas tab and click on the Error Checking drop-down menu.

- Select Circular References from the drop-down menu.
- Here Excel will show you all the circular references that are in the worksheet.
- Click on whichever circular reference you want and it will take you to that particular cell to solve the issue.

**Why does Excel keep saying it is a circular reference?**

Excel detects a circular reference when a chain of calculations visits the same cell more than once.

**How do you find the circular reference error?**

How to find circular references in Excel

- Go to the Formulas tab, click the arrow next to Error Checking, and point to Circular References The last entered circular reference is displayed there.
- Click on the cell listed under Circular References, and Excel will bring you exactly to that cell.

### How do I turn off circular reference warning?

On the ‘Excel Options’ window, go to the ‘Formulas’ section and tick the ‘Enable iterative calculation’ box. Click ‘OK’ to save the changes. After that, you will not get any warning whenever there’s a circular reference.

**How do I turn off circular references?**

Use the Formulas Menu Click the “Formulas” tab in the ribbon menu at the top of the Excel window. Click the small arrow next to the “Error Checking” button in that area. Move your mouse over “Circular References” and the last entered circular reference will appear.

**What is enable iterative calculation in Excel?**

In the Calculation options section, select the Enable iterative calculation check box. To set the maximum number of times Excel will recalculate, type the number of iterations in the Maximum Iterations box. The higher the number of iterations, the more time Excel will need to recalculate a worksheet.

## What is enable iterative calculation?

Enabling iterative calculations will bring up two additional inputs in the same menu: Maximum Iterations determines how many times Excel is to recalculate the workbook, Maximum Change determines the maximum difference between values of iterative formulas.

**How do you find the circular error?**

**Should I enable iterative calculation in Excel?**

If a formula refers back to one of its cells, you must determine how many times the formula should recalculate. Circular references can iterate indefinitely. However, you can control the maximum number of iterations and the amount of acceptable change. The Enable Iterative calculations option allows us to do so.