How to Create a New SharePoint List using an App Template


In some situations, it may be required to add extra lists to your site. Such lists deploy other apps or cater to your unique requirements. In this tutorial, we will learn the method to create a new SharePoint list based on “Announcements template”.

This list will be deployed for sharing project progress information.

Let’s go through the steps in detail –

Step 1 :

Go to the main page of your Project site


Step 2 :

Click “Settings”


Step 3 :

Select “Add an app” from the dropdown


SharePoint App template


Step 4 :

Once you are directed to the page with all apps listed, select Announcements App from the available options.


Step 5 :

Enter a suitable name for your new list. In our case, we entered “Announcements” as the list name


Step 6 :

Finally, click “Create” to save changes made. Following is the screen you will get redirected to.


SharePoint template


In this tutorial, we learnt the step-by-step procedure to create a new SharePoint list with help of Announcements App. You can deploy this process to create any number of lists on your SharePoint site.


If you want to learn more about SharePoint 2013, take a look at the different SharePoint tutorials available at our website.

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