How to Delete Worksheets in Excel & Google Sheets

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Last updated on April 14, 2023

This tutorial demonstrates how to delete Excel and Google Sheets worksheets.


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Delete Worksheets

Say you have the following Excel file with three worksheets (Sheet1, Sheet2, and Sheet3) and want to delete Sheet1 and Sheet3.


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  1. Press and hold CTRL on the keyboard and click on the tabs of sheets you want to delete (Sheet1 and Sheet3 in this example).
  2. Right-click on any of the selected sheets’ tabs.
  3. Click Delete.


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As a result, Sheet1 and Sheet3 are deleted, the workbook has only Sheet2.


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Delete Google Sheets

To delete Google worksheets, follow the same steps.


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