Microsoft Excel is kind of the annoying cousin of Google Sheets. They don't get along well, but they sometimes have to share information. Read more about the difference between Sheets and Excel Google Sheets Vs. Microsoft Excel.
It can be very useful to know how to import files from Excel into Google Sheets. I will show you how to do so in just a few easy steps.
Step #1: Access the Excel File
First, you will need to access the Excel file that you wish to convert to Google Sheets.
In the Save As menu, you will be able to download a copy to your PC or Mac. That way you will have a separate file that you can then download to google sheets.
Step #2: Import to Google Sheets
Now you will go into Google Sheets and open the "File" Drop-Down menu. In that menu, you will select the "Import" option.
then in the "Import File" section, select "Upload" and then drag the file into the box, or manually upload it from your downloads.
Step #3: Verify Success
If you did it properly, the Excel file should have perfectly converted into Google Sheets. However, always double check and make sure that there weren't any kinks in the process.
Exporting Excel files to Google Sheets is a great way to protect your data tables by diversifying the platforms that you are working on.