How To Access Google Sheets

Last Updated on October 31, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to access Google Sheets.

Google Sheets is cloud-based spreadsheet software that is included free with the Google Docs suit. It’s compatible with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and is used extensively in many industries and academia because of its compatibility with existing file types, tie-ins with other Google products, and collaboration features

Knowing how to use Google Sheets in is very valuable in the workplace, so if you’re interested in getting started but don’t know how to access Google Sheets, here’s a simple guide to get you started

Signing In/Signing Up

In order to access Google Sheets, you will need to be logged into a Google account. If you are not already logged in, you will be prompted to log in when you follow the steps below. If you do not already have a Google account, you can click on Create Account and go through the account signup process. Standard Google accounts are free and give you access to the entire Google Docs line of software, as well as your own Gmail email address

Access Google Sheets From a Computer

Google Sheets can be accessed in a number of ways:

Step 1

Google Sheets can be accessed directly in any modern web browser. Just navigate to Any spreadsheets you already have under that account will be displayed on the Google Sheets home page, along with buttons to create new spreadsheets from templates or a blank spreadsheet

Step 2

You can also locate existing spreadsheets and create new ones inside Google Drive, which is an online storage platform by Google. Navigate to in your browser to access Google Drive. From there you can click on New and choose Google Sheets to create a new spreadsheet, or use the search bar to locate existing files

Access Google Sheets From a Mobile Device

You can access Google Sheets using an Android or Apple phone or tablet using the Google Sheets apps

Here’s how:

Step 1

To install the apps, click on the appropriate link below:

Android App:

Apple App:

Step 2

After installing the Google Sheets App, open the app on your device to access Google Spreadsheets

Step 3

Google Spreadsheets that are already in your account will display on the app’s home screen, or you can use the plus button in the lower right corner to add a new spreadsheet


In this tutorial, I covered how to access Google Sheets. Want more? Check out all the Google Sheets Tutorials.