How To Hide Unused Cells In Google Sheets

Last Updated on October 31, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to hide unused cells in Google Sheets.

How To Hide Unused Cells In Google Sheets

You can either hide or delete unused cells in Google Sheets to give your sheet a cleaner look. This also helps to avoid users from adding additional information to your shared Google Sheets.

Once ready, we’ll get started by utilizing real-world examples to show you how to hide unused cells in Google Sheets.

Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to hide unused cells in Google Sheets.

Step 1

First, you need to have a clean and tidy group of data to work with.

Step 2

To hide the unused columns, simply select all the unused columns, then right-click, and select Hide columns C-Z. You can do the same for the unused rows as well.

Step 3

Once you are done, it will look like this.

Summary

That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done. 

Example Spreadsheet: Make a copy of the example spreadsheet

In this tutorial, I covered how to hide unused cells in Google Sheets. Want more? Check out all the Google Sheets Tutorials.