Excel offers you the option for changing the text color or background color of the cells
Changing Background Color
The default color of any cell in Microsoft Excel Sheet is white. To change the color on the background of the cell, go to Home Tab on the top and you will find the option for Background as shown below.
Changing Foreground Color
You can also change the color of the foreground, which is black by default. To change the default color, go to Home Tab and click on the option of Foreground Color listed in Font Group as shown below.
The foreground color can also be changed by opening the Format Cells dialog box by right clicking the cell. In that, you will find the option for Font Color under Font Tab.