How to convert Excel file to Google Sheets?

To convert an Excel spreadsheet to Google Sheets, you are going to start by uploading the file to your Google Drive.

You may drag and drop the file to the Drive or click +New, then File upload, and select the file from your device.


Next, you need to open the file. As you can see, it is in Excel’s “xls” format. To convert it, click File and Save as Google Sheets.


Now, your file is in Google Sheets format.

If you want this process to be done automatically, you can click on the gear icon in Google Drive and open the settings.


Check the box Convert uploads to Google Docs format.


Therefore all your Excel, Word, and PowerPoint files will automatically be uploaded in Google format.

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