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Google Sheets app review: a powerful spreadsheet program for mobile devices

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Introduction

The Google Sheets app is the official spreadsheet application of Google. It allows you to create and edit spreadsheets, share them via email, and collaborate with colleagues. It automatically saves files as you type so you don’t have to worry about data loss. This is a universal app and it works perfectly with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

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Google Sheets

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Improve Your Productivity with Google Sheets

If you need a fully functional spreadsheet program for your mobile device, then Google Sheets is one of the best apps available for you. It offers a familiar interface with clean spreadsheet editor. Like most Google products, you can download this app for free and you will get a full version with no premium upgrade options.

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When you open the app, you will immediately see its online file manager where you can access your saved spreadsheet. Tap the ‘plus’ icon at the bottom of the screen to create a new sheet. The editor will open a worksheet and you can now type your data using the on-screen keyboard.

Spreadsheets are automatically saved as you type a character. That’s why this app does not have a save button. You can invite other users to your sheets by using the share option.

The app can open and view imported Excel files. When you open this type of file, the app will tell you that you are in compatibility mode. To edit the spreadsheet, you can save it as a Google Sheet. Just type the blue button at the bottom of the screen and the screen quickly changes to the default Google editor.

Best Features of Google Sheets

Google Sheets offers a full featured spreadsheet program that allows you to create and edit worksheets. It offers a familiar editor with distinct columns and rows.

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This app supports a number of formatting options including bold, italic, font highlights, and many more. Sheets can be customized with colors and cell control. It also allows you to insert objects such as graphs, formulas, and figures.

Google Sheets is compatible with MS Excel. It works in compatibility mode when you open an Excel file. You can view the spreadsheet as is but if you want to save the worksheet, then you have to convert the file to Google Sheet.

One of the most useful features of this app is the auto-save function. It automatically saves every keystroke you make. You don’t need to worry about data loss because your spreadsheet is constantly being saved by the app.

Another great feature of the app is the optional security feature. You can protect any spreadsheet with a 4-digit PIN.

Google Sheets

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Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Easy to use with clean interface.
  • Offers full formatting support.
  • Allows you to insert formulas and charts.
  • Allows you to view Excel spreadsheets.
  • Offers auto save.
  • With built-in optional security PIN.
  • Allows you to share files and collaborate with friends.

Cons

  • No negative review.

Final Thoughts

Google Sheets is one of the most functional spreadsheet programs for mobile devices. It offers an easy to use editor that supports the most essential formatting options. If you want a free spreadsheet program, then Google Sheets is perfect for you.

 

Google Sheets

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