How to Setup Add-ons Easily in Google Sheets

How to Setup Add-ons Easily in Google Sheets
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How to setup add-ons easily in Google Sheets

Why setup add-ons easily in Google Sheets?

Add-on generally either add extra features to existing features to a program or add capabilities to existing programs. Why you should use an add-on:

  1. To automate repetitive workflows
  2. To eliminate writing code or macros
  3. Increase your productivity and efficiency.

How to setup add-ons easily in Google Sheets?

Step 1: Select Extensions/Add-ons

  • To install desired add-on, select Extensions. 
  • Now select Add-ons.
  • Select Get Add-ons.
Selecting Get add-ons
Figure 1: Selecting Get add-ons

Step 2: Search for Desired Add-on

  • After selecting Get Add-on, there will be a list of the most commonly used extension.
  • You can also search for the required add-on by using the search bar.
  • Search for the add-on and select it.
Search for desired add-ons
Figure 2: Search for desired add-on

Step 3: Installing of Add-on

  • After searching for the add-on, click on the title icon.
Click anywhere on the title tile
Figure 3: Click anywhere on the title tile
  • Then click on the Install button.
Installing the desired add-ons
Figure 4: Installing the desired extension

Step 4: Granting Permissions for Installing Add-on

  • To install, Google will ask for your permission. Click on Continue.
Granting the permission to install for your gmail account
Figure 5: Granting the permission to install for your gmail account
  • Thereafter, it will ask for permission to access your account. Click on the g-mail account associated with the Google Sheets.
  • Now, click on Allow.
Allowing access of your Google account
Figure 6: Allowing access of your Google account

Step 5: Using Google Sheet Add-On

  • By granting the permissions mentioned in the previous step, you are all set to use the desired add-on.
  • Select Extensions from the menu toolbar.
  • You can see the add-on you installed there. 
  • Click on the installed extension.
  • Select Open to use.
Figure 7: Example of How to setup add-ons easily in Google Sheets
Figure 7: Example of How to setup add-ons easily in Google Sheets

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