Have you ever faced a situation where you need to access a password-protected Excel file but you forgot the password? Worry no more! In this article, we will guide you through the steps to unlock a password-protected Excel file. We will also explain how to open an ODS file in Microsoft Excel.

Cara Membuka File Sheet Microsoft Excel Yang Terproteksi

If you have forgotten the password to your Excel file, don’t panic! There is an easy way to bypass the password protection and access your file. Follow these simple steps:

  1. First, open the password-protected Excel file and press Alt + F11 to access the VBA editor.
  2. In the VBA editor, go to Insert > Module.
  3. Paste the following code into the module:
Sub PasswordBreaker()
    'Breaks worksheet password protection.
    Dim i As Integer, j As Integer, k As Integer
    Dim l As Integer, m As Integer, n As Integer
    Dim i1 As Integer, i2 As Integer, i3 As Integer
    Dim i4 As Integer, i5 As Integer, i6 As Integer
    On Error Resume Next
    For i = 65 To 66: For j = 65 To 66: For k = 65 To 66
    For l = 65 To 66: For m = 65 To 66: For i1 = 65 To 66
    For i2 = 65 To 66: For i3 = 65 To 66: For i4 = 65 To 66
    For i5 = 65 To 66: For i6 = 65 To 66: For n = 32 To 126
        ActiveSheet.Unprotect Chr(i) & Chr(j) & Chr(k) & _
            Chr(l) & Chr(m) & i1 & i2 & i3 & i4 & i5 & i6 & Chr(n)
        If ActiveSheet.ProtectContents = False Then
            MsgBox "Password is " & Chr(i) & Chr(j) & _
                Chr(k) & Chr(l) & Chr(m) & i1 & i2 & i3 & _
                i4 & i5 & i6 & Chr(n)
            Exit Sub
        End If
    Next: Next: Next: Next: Next: Next
    Next: Next: Next: Next: Next: Next
End Sub

4. Press F5 to run the code.

5. The password should appear in a message box. Copy it down and use it to unlock the file.

Cara Membuka File Excel yang Terkunci Tanpa Aplikasi

Another way to unlock a password-protected Excel file is by using an online password recovery tool like Password Online Recovery ( Follow these steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Click “Upload your file”.
  3. Choose the password-protected Excel file you want to unlock and upload it.
  4. Enter your email address and click “Unlock”.
  5. You will receive an email with the unlocked Excel file attached.

Cara Membuka File ODS Dengan Microsoft Excel Serta Penjelasan File ODS

ODS (OpenDocument Spreadsheet) is a file format used by OpenOffice and LibreOffice to store spreadsheets. If you have an ODS file and don’t have access to OpenOffice or LibreOffice, you can still open the file in Microsoft Excel. Here’s how:

  1. First, open Microsoft Excel.
  2. Go to File > Open and select the ODS file you want to open.
  3. Excel will prompt you with a message saying that the file format is not recognized. Click “Yes” to open the file anyway.
  4. The ODS file should now open in Microsoft Excel.
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ODS files are similar to Excel files in that they contain cells, rows, and columns. However, ODS files are XML-based and use a different file extension. ODS files can also contain formulas, functions, and charts.


1. Can I unlock any password-protected Excel file using VBA?

Unfortunately, no. The VBA method described above only works for password-protected Excel files that have a simple password. If the password is complex or uses encryption, the VBA method may not work.

2. Is it safe to use an online password recovery tool?

Using an online password recovery tool may pose a security risk, as you are uploading your sensitive data to a third-party service. Make sure to use a reputable provider and read the terms and conditions carefully before uploading your file.


Unlocking a password-protected Excel file can be a frustrating task, but with the methods described above, you should be able to gain access to your file. Remember to always keep your passwords in a secure location and choose strong passwords that are not easy to guess.