Learn Two Methods to Identify Duplicates in Google Sheets

This post is written to accompany the YouTube video showing how to identify duplicates in your Google Sheet.

Conditional Formatting Function – For starting in cell A2

=COUNTIFS($A2:$A,$A2,$B2:$B,$B2,$C2:$C,$C2)>1

IF statement – Written as if it started in row 2 and looks at three columns

=IF(COUNTIFS(A$2:A2,A2,B$2:B2,B2,C$2:C2,C2)>1, "Duplicate", "")

 Live examples in Sheets

Go to this spreadsheet for examples of identifying duplicates that you can study and use anywhere you would like.

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