How To Move Columns In Google Sheets

Last Updated on October 30, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to move columns in Google Sheets.

You can easily move columns around your Google Sheets in 3 simple ways.

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

Move Columns

Method 1

The easiest way to move columns is to select the entire column you want to move, then drag and drop it into the desired place.

Method 2

The second method is to use a native tool in Google Sheets.

You can move the column to the left or right by selecting Edit, selecting Move, then selecting Column to left or right.

Method 3

The last method is to cut and paste the column into another column.

You can do so by right-clicking, then selecting Cut then selecting Paste on the desired column.


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.

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