Share Spreadsheets

One big benefit of using Google Sheets is how easy it is to share a spreadsheet with others.

Share a Spreadsheet

  1. Click the Share button.
  2. Enter the email address(es) for the people you want to share with.
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  3. Sharing a spreadsheet with someone else usually gives them viewing privileges.

  4. Click the Permissions list arrow.
  5. Select a permissions level.
  6. Click Send..
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An email invitation is sent, and the spreadsheet is now added to the Google Drive of everyone you shared it with.

Change Share Settings

If you later decide the share settings you selected aren't correct, you can change them.

  1. Click the Share button.
  2. Click Advanced.
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    Here you see a list of everyone the spreadsheet is shared with, as well as their permissions.

  3. Click the permissions button for the person whose permissions you want to change.
  4. Select a permissions level.
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  5. Click Save changes.
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  6. Click Done.
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And the share settings are updated.

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