How to extract data from Excel or CSV file into Google Sheets

In order to pull data from Excel or CSV file into Google Sheets, follow the steps below:

Step-1: Navigate to your Google Drive account: https://drive.google.com/drive/my-drive

Step-2: Click on the ‘+New’ button on the left-hand side:

Step-3: Click on the ‘File Upload’ option and then upload the CSV/Excel file you want to use in Google Sheets:

Step-4: Once the upload is complete, double click on the uploaded file:

This action would open the file.

Step-5: Click on the ‘Try it now’ button:

Note: If you don’t see this green circle then click on the option ‘Open with Google Sheets‘. Sometimes you may not see the option ‘Open with Google Sheets’. You may instead see the ‘Open with‘ drop-down menu. If that’s the case then click on the ‘Open with‘  drop-down menu and then click on ‘Google Sheets’:

You may now see the following dialog box like the one below:

At this point, you can take a tour of the office editing feature by clicking on the ‘take a tour’ button or simply close the dialog box.

Let’s take the tour.

 

Google will now automatically open your CSV/Excel file with Google Sheets:

Step-6: Click on ‘Save as Google Sheets’ from the ‘File’ menu:

Google will now save your CSV/Excel file as Google Sheets and automatically open it in a new tab:

That’s how you can pull data from Excel or CSV file into Google Sheets.

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