Fix Microsoft 365 Online Excel Error: Unable to open your workbook on Safari on Mac

If you are logged into on Safari browser on a Mac and are trying to create a new Microsoft 365 Online Excel Sheet and you get an error "Unable to open your workbook" as below,

Unable to open your workbook

We created your workbook, but are unable to open it. Please copy the following link and
open it in a web browser.

Correlation ID: e4cf1aac-9968-4144-835e-1c7affcb36c6
Microsoft Excel - Unable to open your workbook

Reason for this error:

    If you look closely at the address bar on the Safari browser, you will see that there is a message "Pop-up Window Blocked". So the reason for this error is that is trying to open the Spreadsheet on a new tab but it is blocked.


    The fix is quite simple, just click on the icon of the window as pointed out in the screenshot on the address bar and the Excel Sheet will open on a new tab..

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