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How to Convert Excel to Google Sheets

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Posted in: Excel, Google/Chrome, Microsoft or Windows, Tech Tips

It’s been happening a lot lately — Google users making their way into a lawyer’s day to day. Heck! We can’t all be Microsoft subscribers, right? Well, for the occasional occasion when you want or need to convert an Excel doc to Google Sheets, you will need a Google account, or, you can send these simple steps along with your Excel file to the other side.

Convert Excel to Google Sheets with simple Copy-Paste

  • Open Excel > highlight the cells you want to copy and press Ctrl+C to copy them onto your clipboard.
  • Open Google Sheets and press Ctrl+V to paste the copied items

Import the Excel File Directly

  • Open a Google sheet, go to Open > Import
  • From the window, choose the Upload tab, click on the “Select a file from your device” button
  • Browse for the Excel file > tap Open
  • The file will be uploaded and converted to Google Sheets

“Open With” for Google Drive Users

  • Open the Excel file to your Google Drive
  • Right-click the Excel file > Open With > Google Sheets
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