Add a file to a document library

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  1. On the top link bar, click Documents and Lists .

  2. Click the document library in which you want to add a document.

  3. Click Upload Document .

  4. On the Upload Document page, click Browse to find the file you want to add, and then click Open .

  5. If you want this file to replace a file of the same name in the library, select the Overwrite existing file(s)? check box.

  6. Click Save and Close .

    Note: To cancel the document addition, click Go back to document library .


  • If the site you're using is a Meeting Workspace site, ignore steps 1 and 2. To add a file, click Add document in the Document Library Web Part. Then follow the remaining steps above.

  • If you have a -compatible program installed, an option to upload multiple files simultaneously might appear on the Upload Document page. For example, if you have installed, you will see the Upload Multiple Files option.