How to import and convert old spreadsheets to Sheets

If you have an existing spreadsheet you created in another program, you can easily import and convert it to Sheets. To import and convert an already existing spreadsheet into Google Sheets:23665002

  1. Go to Drive.
  2. Click New > File Upload.
  3. Choose the existing spreadsheet from your computer to add it to Drive. Supported files include .xls, .xlsx, .xlt, .ods, .csv, .tsv, .txt, and .tab.
  4. In Drive, right-click the spreadsheet you want to convert.
  5. Select Open with and choose Google Sheets.

Converting your spreadsheet from another program creates a copy of your original file in the Sheets format. You can then edit it in your browser like any other Sheet.

Have an Excel spreadsheet?

If you’ve already stored Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheets in Drive, you can also update them without converting them to Sheets:

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