In SharePoint, there are few list templates made available for users in the form of apps. Apps serve as special tools for tracking, storing and accessing information better.

Many of such apps address most common collaborative scenarios existing within organizations. A wide range of apps are available for the same. As per your business needs, SharePoint allows you to customize these apps too.


Let’s take an overview of the List apps first –

Contacts List App :-

It allows for simplified sharing of contacts information


Announcements List App :-

It allows for making crucial announcements as required


Tasks List App :-

It allows for hassle-free management of different tasks


Issues Tracking List App :-

It allows for easy export of information from an existing Issues list


Calendar List App :-

It allows easy tracking of date-based information


Links List App :-

It allows for simplified sharing of links with team members.


Discussion Board List App :-

It allows for better discussion opportunities between different team members


Survey List App :-

It allows you conduct surveys within your organization.


Status List App :-

It allows for tracking progress towards pre-defined organizational goals


External List App :-

It allows users to view external business data from within a SharePoint site

These are the different types of standard list apps in SharePoint. To learn more, browse through our other SharePoint tutorials.

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