Have you ever forgotten your Excel password for a workbook or sheet? Or has someone used your office and they forgot to unlock an excel workbook with a password set on it? Do you know how to break excel password on Mac, read this article to get the answers.

Option1: Use Mac.

Method1: Use VBA code to unlock a locked Excel sheet on Mac.

Use this method to break excel password on Mac, the process is too long. You need to spend a lot of time on it.
Step1: Open VBA
Open the worksheet you forget your password to.
Use Alt+F11 to enter the macro editor.
Once in VBA double click the sheet you need to unlock from the menu listing on the left.
This will open the general declarations page for the sheet.
VBA code
Step2: Cut and paste the code breaker.
Insert the code below in the general declarations page you have opened.
You should not have to change anything, sheet name. Just cut and paste.
Sub Password Breaker()
‘Breaks worksheet password protection.
Step3: Run the macro
Once the code is added run the Macro by selecting Run from the menu tab bar at the top of the VBA editor screen or simply press F5.
Step4: Use the generated code.
The macro will return you to the worksheet you want to unprotect. An alert style box will appear with a usable code.
In the Review menu tab click Unprotect sheet.
Enter the generated code as the password and your done. Your sheet should be unlocked!
You should use this power wisely and responsibly only to unlock your own worksheets.

Method2: Use another tool-Microsoft excel spreadsheet software to remove password protection in Excel.

This method is just used by the users that who is using excel 2003, 2007 or earlier.
Step1: Open excel and open the workbook for which you wish to remove the password protection. At this point, if you are using excel 2003 or an earlier version, proceed to step2. If you are using excel 2007, skip straight to step5.
Step2: Click on the “File” menu, and then select “Save As.” Click on the “Tools” menu and select “General Options.”
Step3: Double-click on the asterisk that is in the “Password to open” box, and then press “DELETE” on your keyboard. Do the same for the box labeled ”Password to modify”.
Step4: Click on “OK”, then “Save” and finally “Yes” to complete the password protection removal if you are using Excel 2003 or earlier.
Step5: Click on the “Review” tab at the top of the Excel 2007 window, and locate the group of icons within the “Changes” group. Click on “Unprotect Sheet.” Type in the appropriate password when and if you are prompted, and you are finished.

Option2: Use the system of Windows.

Method3: Excel Password Recovery Tool-the simplest and quickest way.

Excel Password Recovery is designed to recover lost or forgotten passwords for Microsoft Excel xls/xlsx file created in 97-2013 regardless of their length and complexity. After password recovery, you can freely open and edit your Excel files.
Step1: Get trial one from the Internet and install on your computer.
Step2: Run Excel Password Recovery and click “Browse” to import the locked Excel spreadsheet whose password you want to recover.
excel password-recovery
Step3: Choose password attack type, Brute-Force attack, Brute-Force with Mask and Dictionary attack.
Step4: Click “Recover” to start recovers Office file forgotten password.
In my respectively use the three methods to break my excel password, after comparing I found that the first method is more suitable for the computer idiot-me.

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