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Josie Moreno
Occasional Visitor

Hello, 

 

I have Team Microsoft through my school email and have been using it for school based projects.  Up until recently my group and I have been able to access all files and all editing modes without issue. 

 

As of today, in an attempt to edit an excel spreadsheet in the "Edit in Excel" mode I was unable as the [Read Only] alert popped up whenever I attempted to open the excel file. 

 

I have attempted to delete the file and re-upload the file onto Teams and the alert continues to pop up. 

I have also renamed the file and re-uploaded the file onto Teams and again the same issue. 

 

Not only have I been locked out but also one of my group members has been locked out and neither of us can access the file to update or edit in the "Edit in Excel" mode. 

 

Can anybody help with this issue? 

 

Thank you, 

 

 

Issue Pic 1.pngEdit in Excel Mode - Upper Right CornerIssue Pic 2.png[Read Only] MessageJosie

2 Replies
The non auto-save version of office usually opens it in that mode, can you not press edit workbook and it allow editing?

I am also having the same problems. Files that i have created and saved onto teams are no longer editable to me. I also cant delete, rename or move. They appear locked by another user, but no information is immediately available to tell me what to do next. 

 

If anyone has found a solution i'd love to hear it. 

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