How To Add A Document To SharePoint Library


We can easily add documents to SharePoint library. One of the easiest ways is to create the document right within SharePoint. Let’s take a look at the steps involved –


Step 1:

Go to the Files tab in ribbon. Click “New Document”.

Step 2:

You will get to see that Word is open. Here, you will be able to edit all the contents of the document.

Step 3:

Write some suitable text in the Word page.

Your document will be saved automatically. Now, you need to check where the Word document is created.

Step 4:

For editing the values of metadata fields, first click the little ellipses. This will select the ellipses on Document.docx dialog box. ┬áNext select “Rename” .

Step 5:

In the newly opened box, enter the information. Click Save.

Another way of adding a specific document to a SharePoint document library is to upload the same.

Step 6:

You can use New Document to upload it

Step 7:

You can go to the Ribbon’s Files tab and then click Upload Document.

Step 8:

A dialog box will appear. Click Choose Files

Step 9:

Now, select a sample file and click Open. Now, you will get to see the sample document added to the SharePoint library list.

That’s how you can add document to SharePoint library. Additionally, If you want uploading of multiple documents, simply drag & drop them. This will allow for uploading of multiple documents.

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