Frequently Asked Questions


"You do not have access to perform that action."

If you see the message "You do not have access to perform that action. Please ask the owner of this item to grant access to you.":

Can I import/sync transactions with my internet banking?

No, the add-on doesn't connect to external services.

How do I deactivate or uninstall the add-on?

See Deactivate and Uninstall.

Privacy and Security

What are all these permissions?

To review all the permissions given to Budget n Sheets ("BnS"), visit Third-party apps & services.

See your profile info

Allows BnS to verify if an user is the current owner or editor of a spreadsheet.

See, edit, share, and permanently delete all the calendars you can access using Google Calendar

Allows BnS to read bills and financial events from a selected calendar and sync to the budget spreadsheet. It also allows BnS to create dummy events during a quickstart session.

See, edit, create, and delete all your Google Sheets spreadsheets

Allows BnS to build the budget spreadsheet, sort data, update the layout, and keep the tabs organized. It also allows BnS to see your others budget sheets so you can start a new one by copying the data.

See, edit, create, and delete only the specific Google Drive files you use with this app

Allows BnS to load Google Picker and list the files owned by you. By selecting a backup file, you allow the add-on to read its contents and restore it to a new budget sheet.

Allow this application to run when you are not present

Allows BnS to do routine maintenance and updates on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis.

Display and run third-party web content in prompts and sidebars inside Google applications

Allows BnS to use Material Icons and jQuery in its user interface.

Send email as you

Allows BnS to notify you when a new backup file is created and ready. By sending emails as you to yourself, BnS (thus the users) doesn't rely on third-party service to do the same job. This permission is "send-only" and doesn't allow BnS to view, edit, or delete your emails.


"Last edit was made seconds ago by anonymous"

The add-on has custom functions for some calculations. The custom functions re-calculates when you open or change the spreadsheet, and they run as anonymous.

My spreadsheet takes several seconds to calculate or load

Why is this range/sheet protected?

Sheets and ranges are protected to prevent accidental changes and to preserve the layout of the template.

Editing protected sheets and ranges can break the spreadsheet's functionality, the add-on may not work properly, and updates to the spreadsheet may fail.

You always can expand or collapse groups of rows and columns, hide or show sheets and rows/columns.