Worksheet.Unprotect method (Excel)
Removes protection from a sheet or workbook. This method has no effect if the sheet or workbook isn't protected.
expression A variable that represents a Worksheet object.
|Password||Optional||Variant||A string that denotes the case-sensitive password to use to unprotect the sheet or workbook. If the sheet or workbook isn't protected with a password, this argument is ignored. If you omit this argument for a sheet that's protected with a password, you'll be prompted for the password. If you omit this argument for a workbook that's protected with a password, the method fails.|
If you forget the password, you cannot unprotect the sheet or workbook. It's a good idea to keep a list of your passwords and their corresponding document names in a safe place.
This example removes protection from the active workbook.
Support and feedback
Have questions or feedback about Office VBA or this documentation? Please see Office VBA support and feedback for guidance about the ways you can receive support and provide feedback.