How to ☝️ Undo a Sort in Google Sheets

To undo a sort in Google Sheets, go to the toolbar on the upper corner of the screen and press the Undo arrow or use the Ctrl + Z / Cmd + Z keyboard shortcut. 

Below you will find illustrated examples of these steps so you can get a better understanding of how they work and how they are accomplished.

If you have just sorted your data but you want to cancel this action, you can do so by referring to the toolbar on the upper corner of the screen. Let’s take a look at how this is done.

Difficulty: Beginner

Time Estimate: 2 seconds

  1. To undo an action, such as sorting your data, simply press the undo arrow in the tool bar above the spreadsheet. 

How to Undo a Sort in Google Sheets

Quite straightforward, really!

Undo a Sort in Google Sheets

Alternatively, you can do the same thing by pressing the Ctrl + Z (Windows) / Cmd + Z (Mac OS) keyboard combination.

Undo a Sort in Google Sheets

There you have it! When you have undone the sorting action, your data will be back in its original order.

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Daniel Smith is automation consultant with a passion for technology, data, AI, and machine learning. Daniel loves to learn about new technologies and how they can be applied to solve complex problems. He is also a big fan of productivity hacks and enjoys finding ways to automate tasks to make organizations more efficient.