How To Download Only One Sheet In Google Sheets

Are you struggling to figure out how to download only one sheet from your multiple sheets Google Spreadsheet? You are in the right place. This blog post will guide you on how to easily do this.

Before we dive in, it’s important to note that Google Sheets doesn’t directly allow you to download only one sheet from a spreadsheet on its platform. The standard procedure is to download the entire spreadsheet, which includes all the sheets. However, we have figured out a simple workaround for you.

Steps to Download a Single Sheet in Google Sheets

Step 1: Create a New Google Spreadsheet

The first step is to create a new Google Spreadsheet. You can do this by navigating to your Google Drive and clicking on + New, then select Google Sheets.

Step 2: Copy the Sheet You Want to Download to the New Spreadsheet

Go back to the spreadsheet with the sheet you want to download. Right-click on the tab of the sheet and select the Copy to option. In the dialog box, select the new spreadsheet you just created.

Step 3: Download the New Spreadsheet

Now, go to the new spreadsheet. Since it only contains the sheet you want to download, you can just download the entire spreadsheet. Go to the File menu, then click on Download. Choose the format you want for your download (Excel, CSV, PDF, etc.).

Your browser will start downloading the spreadsheet and you will finally have your single sheet downloaded.


So there you have it, a simple workaround on how to download only one sheet in Google Sheets. It might not be a direct solution but it certainly gets the job done. Hopefully, Google will implement a feature to allow us to directly download single sheets in the future. Until then, this method will have to suffice.

Stay tuned for more tips and tricks on how to navigate Google Sheets and other handy software applications!