How to lock cells in google sheet – Screenshots Guide

Google sheets provide the best collaboration on spreadsheets for the purpose of giving easy share options and also the multiple forms of the same sheets. People also give the best way to attending the critical formulas that rely on by giving the whole sheets and also control the users for various permissions.

Formula cells lock is the best way of protecting your sheet formulas from the unknown and unauthorized change. If you are using excel and getting protection from such locks then it will be easier for you to work on excel.

How to Lock Cells in Google Sheet

Here is the procedure of locking cells in the google sheet.

Step 1:

Firstly, you need to open the spreadsheet which includes the lock option and then the: downward selection view for the next bottom left. Now select the protect sheet and then go to the dialogue box to lock the formula cells.  You can easily select the protect sheet as it will open the ranges of the box with the tools selection.

 Step 2:

Now, press the permissions option for the purpose of editing and getting all requirements.  Click on the restriction option and go to the edit range radio button.  After that, select the only option from the drop-down.  Then, click on the done option for locking the sheet.

Step 3:

Go to the tools option pull-down and select the permissions option.  Select the custom to restrict by which it can easily edit the range.  Now you have to enter the email address of the other given sheets which will get the add editors dialogue box selection. Then press the done option for saving your changes made.

 Step 4:

After all these, a warning while editing can be made for getting the option of permission. By selecting this, it will easily apply the cell range and then the part will be properly edited according to the requirement. The notification option can be easily excluded from the sheet and then it can make the formula careful for the edits it make.