How To Export Google Sheets To Excel

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

How To Export Google Sheets To Excel

Google Sheets is a great tool to collaborate and work on spreadsheets, but in many circles Excel is still the industry standard and you’ll often find you need to save your work in the Excel format.

Fortunately, Google Sheets allows you to export spreadsheets to the Excel file format so you can do your work in Google Sheets but still end up with a fully functional Excel file.

Exporting Google Sheets

Once you have your Google Sheet, follow these steps to export it to Excel:

Step 1

Open the Google Sheet you want to export

Step 2

Open the File Menu, hover over the Download submenu to open it, then click on the Microsoft Excel (.xlsx) option

Step 3

Your browser’s Save File window will open.

Select a location on your computer to save the file and a filename and click the Save button to save your file

Step 4

A copy of your Google Sheet is now saved as an Excel file at the location you specified.

The file’s extension will be .xlsx and you can open it in Excel just like you would any other Excel file

Summary

GSheets Example Spreadsheet: Make a copy of the example Google Sheets

Excel Example Spreadsheet: Make a copy of the example Excel spreadsheet

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

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