How do I unprotect an Excel workbook without the password?

Just do any of the following:
  1. Right-click the sheet tab, and select Unprotect Sheet… from the context menu.
  2. On the Review tab, in the Changes group, click Unprotect Sheet.
  3. On the Home tab, in the Cells group, click Format, and select Unprotect Sheet from the drop-down menu.

How do I remove protection from an Excel spreadsheet?

Unprotect an Excel worksheet
  1. Go to File > Info > Protect > Unprotect Sheet, or from the Review tab > Changes > Unprotect Sheet.
  2. If the sheet is protected with a password, then enter the password in the Unprotect Sheet dialog box, and click OK.

How do I remove password protection in Excel 2016 without password?

How do I unlock a protected Excel sheet for free?

Unprotect Excel from any device: Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS.
  1. Upload your Excel files to unlock.
  2. Enter the protection password.
  3. Press the “UNLOCK” button.
  4. Download the unlocked files instantly or send a download link to email.

How do you remove password protection from Excel 2010?

How do you unlock a protected cell in Excel?

Here’s how to lock or unlock cells in Microsoft Excel 2016 and 2013.
  1. Select the cells you wish to modify.
  2. Choose the “Home” tab.
  3. In the “Cells” area, select “Format” > “Format Cells“.
  4. Select the “Protection” tab.
  5. Uncheck the box for “Locked” to unlock the cells. Check the box to lock them. Select “OK“.