How To Upload a New Document To SharePoint Library


SharePoint document libraries support content uploading to the library from a different location too. In this tutorial, we will learn the method to upload a document to Shared Documents library.


Following are the steps for the same –

Step 1 :

Go to your team site’s Documents library


Step 2 :

Click the Files tab shown on the ribbon.


Step 3 :

Next, click “Upload Document” menu item. You will notice that an Upload Document prompt becomes visible as shown in following image


Add a Document in SharePoint


Step 4 :

Select Browse button from the Upload Document prompt. You will be able to see the “Choose File” dialog box now. From this chapter’s resources, browse straight to your project file’s location.


Step 5 :

Select Open. This will return you to the upload prompt


Step 6 :

Click the OK button. This will transfer your document to the document library. Also, if applicable, you may be prompted to provide any metadata that may be required by your document library. Also, you will finally return to your document library and you will be able to view the project plan within it.


That was the step-by-step method of uploading a document in SharePoint library. We will learn how to “Upload Multiple Documents to Library” in next tutorial.


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