How to Add / Insert Comment in Google Sheets

Last Updated on October 31, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to add or insert a comment in Google Sheets.

In Google Sheets, notes and comments differ in that notes are merely text boxes where you can enter data. On the other side, comments are text boxes as well, but they have more flexibility. With comments, you may view previous comments, tag people, and respond to their remarks.

Once you are ready, we can jump right into learning how to add or insert a comment in Google Sheets.

Add a Comment in Google Sheets

Step 1

Select the cell you want to add a note to and right-click. Then click on Comment.


Step 2

A comment will appear on the side of the cell for you to insert a comment on.



That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done. The most crucial lesson is to enjoy yourself while doing it.

Example Spreadsheet: Make a copy of the example spreadsheet

This tutorial covered how to insert a new comment in Google Sheets. Want more? Check out all the Google Sheets Tutorials.