How to save the CSV file in Unicode CSV (as UTF-8) in Microsoft Excel

The steps are as given below:

  • Open the CSV or Excel file with Microsoft Excel 
  • Navigate to File menu and click Save As. The window appears as shown in below screen cap: Save As option in Microsoft Excel
  • Navigate to Browse to select a location to save the file.

  • The Save As window appears as shown below:Save As option in Microsoft Excel

  • Next, enter the name of the file.
  • Select the Save as type as CSV (Comma delimited) (*.csv) option.
  • Click Tools drop-down box and click Web OptionsA new window for web options appears as shown below:Web Options

  • Under Encoding tab, select the option Unicode (UTF-8) from Save this document as: drop-down list.
  • Finally, click Ok, and save the file.


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