3 Options to Convert Excel to Google Sheets

“I have successfully uploaded an Excel Sheet to Google Docs. After that, I have converted the file into Google Sheet, successfully. But I am unable to open it in Google Sheets and edit it. How do I do it?”

Well, don’t worry; a lot of users face this issue. There are specific ways to upload Excel to Google sheets, and after you have successfully done it, you will be able to open the document into Google Sheets and edit the data. The article below contains all the necessary details regarding the process, check it out.

Part 1. How to Convert Excel to Google Sheets

You can import Excel to Google Sheets in multiple ways. The execution for each of the methods is different, and we have detailed them below. Check them out.

Option 1. Convert Excel to Google Sheets via Copy

This is the simplest option to convert Excel into Google Sheets. Basically, copy the contents from the Excel file and paste it on the Google Sheets. Very simple.

Option 2. Import Excel to Google Sheets via Google Drive

It will be easy to open Excel in Google sheets using Google Drive. The steps are detailed below.

  • Step 1: Click on ‘Create’ and choose ‘Spreadsheet’.

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  • Step 2: Then, go to the menu bar and select ‘File’. Click on ‘Import’.

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  • Step 3: After that, click on ‘Choose File’ and hit the ‘Import’ button.

Then, after the file is successfully imported; click ‘Open Now’.

Option 3. Upload Excel to Google Sheets via Google Sheets

This is another method to convert the document. You just have to upload the Excel document to Google Sheets using Google Sheets itself. Check out the steps below.

  • Step 1: run Google Sheets and click on ‘File’.
  • Step 2: Select the ‘Import’ option.

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  • Step 3:If the document is on your hard drive, then click ‘Upload’.

After that, just follow the on-screen prompts and complete the process.

Part 2. How to Convert Google Sheets to Excel

Turning a Google spreadsheet into an Excel document is not a complicated procedure, but it may seem complicated to some of the users due to software being completely different. So, if you are asking for the procedure that will convert Google Sheets to Excel, then read the article below. As mentioned earlier, the conversion from Google sheet to Excel sheet is not complicated. But in order to make the conversion successful, you require to know the proper steps. The methods are laid out individually, along with steps to execute them. Check them out.

Option 1. Export Google Sheet to Excel via Google Sheets

In this first option, we will discuss the method to import Google sheets to Excel using Google Sheets. This is not a complicated procedure. But have laid out the steps below. Check it out.

  • Step 1: Click on ‘File’ and then select ‘Download As’.
  • Step 2: After that, choose ‘.csv’.

This is the complete method. There is nothing more. If you want to check out other avenues, then check out the next option below.

Option 2. Convert Google Sheets to Excel via Google Drive

In this second option, we will convert Google sheet to Excel via Google Drive. The steps are pretty simple but not as simple as the previous procedure. Let’s check out the operational procedure to convert Google Sheets into an Excel document.

  • Step 1: Open your Google Drive and open the sheets.

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  • Step 2: On the top of the panel, click on the ‘File’ option.
  • Step 3: After that, click on ‘Download As’ and select ‘Microsoft Excel’.

After that, a file will be created, and you will be able to download it. After that, open the file in Excel.

Option 3. Link Google Sheets to Excel via Chrome Extension

In this 3rd option, we are going to discuss the way to link Google sheet to Excel using the Chrome Extension. This is the simplest option.

Once this extension is installed on your computer, all you have to do is to drag the MS Office files into Chrome. You will be able to open them in Google Drive, on emails, and more This extension supports; doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, and pptx formats. .

Well, this method is very convenient, but using this procedure, you won’t be able to edit the documents.

Extra Tips: How to Unlock Excel Workbook When You Lost Password

Well, we have provided all the details to convert Excel to Google sheets in the previous part of this article. The methods are simple enough; you just have to follow specified steps, as mentioned. But this part is all about the recovery of the password for your locked MS Excel document. Some users have Excel documents with sensitive information and feel the need to encrypt the files. Sadly, a tragedy happened to all, and it is easy to forget the password for that Excel document.

In such situations, a professional password recovery program is very useful. But the success depends on the recovery program that you have selected. So, to get optimal results, we have selected PassFab for Excel.

This is a genuine software designed for MS Excel. The UI is very attractive! Check out its operational guide below.

  • Step 1: Complete the installation of PassFab for Excel on your computer. After that, launch the program and select ‘Recover Excel Open Password’ tab.

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  • Step 2: Next, click on ‘Please Import Excel File’ to add the encrypted file.

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  • Step 3: Then, you have to choose an attack mode. The options are Dictionary attack, Brute Force attack, and Brute Force with Mask.
  • Step 4: After attack mode selection is finished, PassFab will initiate the recovery of the Excel password.

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The recovery may take a few minutes. The recovery time depends on the complexity of the password. After the password is recovered, you will be notified. And you can also watch this video guide to learn how to use it.

In A Nutshell

Therefore, the conversion from Excel to Google sheets is not a difficult procedure. Still, all the effective methods are detailed in the article above. Check out the necessary components. But if you are looking for a way to recover the password of a locked Excel document, then PassFab for Excel is the best Excel password remover and unlocker option.

Updated on / Posted by Shirley Howard to Excel Tips / Follow @Shirley Howard

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