How to Add / Insert Note in Google Sheets

Last Updated on October 31, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

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

Google Sheets Notes are only tiny text boxes added to the cell and used to provide more information. Hovering the cursor over the cell reveals them.

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

Add a Note in Google Sheets

Step 1

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


Step 2

A note will appear on the side of the cell for you to insert notes 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 note in Google Sheets. Want more? Check out all the Google Sheets Tutorials.