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How to Convert CSV to Google Sheets (2024 Guide)

How to Convert CSV to Google Sheets

Converting a CSV file to a Google Sheets format is a straightforward process. Here are the steps you can follow to do this:

Option 1: Upload and Open with Google Sheets

1. Go to Google Drive: Navigate to your Google Drive (drive.google.com) and sign in if you haven't already.

2. Upload your CSV File: Click on the "New" button on the left side, then select "File upload". Choose the CSV file from your computer that you want to convert to Google Sheets.

how to convert csv to google sheets

3. Open with Google Sheets: Once the upload is complete, right-click on the uploaded CSV file in your Google Drive. Select "Open with" > "Google Sheets". Google Sheets will automatically convert the CSV file into a Google Sheets format.

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Option 2: Import CSV Data into an Existing Google Sheet

1. Open a New Google Sheet: Go to Google Sheets (sheets.google.com) and open a new spreadsheet.

2. Import CSV Data: Click on "File" > "Import" > "Upload", and then select or drag the CSV file you want to import.

how can i convert csv to google sheets
how do i convert csv to google sheets

3. Choose Import Options: You'll be prompted with several options on how you want to import the data. You can choose to create a new sheet, replace the current sheet, or append the data to the current sheet. Choose the option that best suits your needs.

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3. Adjust Settings if Needed: Depending on your CSV file's structure, you might need to adjust the delimiter (comma, semicolon, etc.), which Google Sheets usually detects automatically. However, you can change this in the import settings if necessary.

Sometimes, when you import CSV files, the formatting might not transfer perfectly, especially for dates and numbers. You may need to adjust these manually.

We hope that this article has helped you and given you a better understanding of how to convert CSV to Google Sheets. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our comprehensive formulas list for Google Sheets and how to consolidate data in Google Sheets.

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