Video: Create and share files in a library

Try it!

In a SharePoint document library, add a new file, upload your own, and then share it with colleagues and/or partners.

Create a file

  1. To insert a new file, click New and your preferred file type.
  1. Once the new file opens in your browser, insert text, images, and more to your file and it’ll instantly be saved to the document library.
  1. Choose the site name to view the new file in your document library.

Upload a file

From your computer, choose your desired file and then hold down your mouse to drag and drop it into the document library.

Share a file

  1. Pick your ideal file to share to make a green checkmark A green checkmark appears  emerge.
  1. Click Share.
  1. Choose an option to share your file:
  • Create the sought e-mails of those you wish to share your file with. Write in a message, and then press Send.
  • Copy Link forms a direct link to the file that you can share in an e-mail or IM.
  • Outlook brings up your Outlook app with your file attached to a new e-mail.

Want more?

Create a new file in a document library

Create a folder in a SharePoint list

Add a link in a document library

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