How To Sort By Column in Google Sheets

Last Updated on October 30, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to sort by column in Google Sheets.

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

How To Sort By Column in Google Sheets

Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to sort by column in Google Sheets.

Step 1

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

Step 2

To sort by column, simply select the entire data group you want to sort, then select the filter icon and click Create new filter view.

Step 3

Once you are done, your Google Sheets will look like this. You can see the filter icon on each columns.

Summary

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

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