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I can't add sheets to my Excel file because it's protected.

I can't add sheets to my Excel file because it's protected.

I can't add sheets to my Excel file because it's protected.

(OP)
Somehow while protecting individual sheets I have somehow locked the entire workbook.

Stupid question. How do I remove it? I likely did it accidentally but if I entered a passcode, I definitely know what it is but I can't figure out how to unlock the entire workbook.

Sorry in advance.

RE: I can't add sheets to my Excel file because it's protected.

(OP)
Some random thing I did fixed it. Nevermind

RE: I can't add sheets to my Excel file because it's protected.

Go to the Review tab.
There are buttons there for "Protect Sheet" and next to that is "Protect Workbook".
You may also find that you didn't set a password at all on it, if that's the case and if it asks for a password, just press enter.

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RE: I can't add sheets to my Excel file because it's protected.

(OP)
Yeah, I tried all of that, Protect worksheet that is. I knew the passcode. Didnt help. It never says unprotect Workbook. There was a check box that I may have turned off to “fix” my issues.

Thanks

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