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How To Unprotect An Excel Sheet Without Password

Updated: May 16, 2019

If an Excel spreadsheet is password protected, we are unable to edit the data in the sheet. If you do not remember the password or if you don't know the password to unprotect the excel sheet then just follow this process for unlocking the excel sheet.

Step 1: 

Open the Excel sheet

Step 2:

Press Alt + F11 or click on view code on the developers tool

Then you would be seeing a sheet like this

Step 3:

In the above white space, just enter the code as shown below(Just Copy paste)

Step 4:

Now Click on F5 to run the code

and there youo get the unprotected excel sheet.

Now you get a message containing the password which can be ignored.

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