How to Import an Excel File into Google Sheets | Quick Guide

How to Import an Excel File into Google Sheets | Quick Guide
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Import Excel File into Google Sheets

2 Simple Steps Import Excel data into Sheets

After reading this article, you will learn how to import an Excel File into Google Sheets

Why Import an Excel File into Google Sheet?

Google Sheets is a free software where you can collaborate with your team members on projects. Since Excel is limited to offline use only, working on Google Sheet will provide you with the flexibility to work from anywhere. Moreover, everything is automatically saved in Google Sheets, preventing data loss due to unforeseen circumstances such as computer crashes, low battery, etc.

How to Import an Excel File into Google Sheets?

1. Upload Excel File on Google Drive

  • To import your file into Google Sheets, upload the file on Google Drive.
  • Open Google Drive.
  • Select New.
How to upload any file on Google Drive
Figure 1: How to upload any file on Google Drive

  • Select File Upload.

Select File Upload
Figure 2: Select File Upload

  • Navigate to your file.
  • Click on Open to upload the file.

Select your file to upload
Figure 3: Select your file to upload

2. Open with Google Sheets

  • Right click on the file.
  • Select Open With.
  • Choose Google Sheets.
Open Excel file as Google Sheet
Figure 4: Example of how to import an Excel File into Google Sheets

See Also

How to Import a CSV File into Google Sheets: Learn how to import a CSV file into Google Sheets.

How to Validate URLs in Google Sheets: We will use ISURL function to validate URLs in Google Sheets.