Microsoft Flow Example: Copy files from one SharePoint Online account or folder to another

In this Microsoft flow example, I will explain how to use Copy files from one SharePoint Online account or folder to another  Microsoft Flow template in SharePoint Online Office 365. Here we will copy files from one SharePoint Online document library folder to another document library folder in SharePoint Online Office 365.

If you are new to Microsoft Flow, read How to Start with Microsoft Flow Step by Step Tutorial with Examples.

To work with the flow template Login to the Microsoft Flow Official site.

Configure Copy files from one SharePoint Online account or folder to another Microsoft Flow Examples

Then go to the template section and search for “Copy files from one SharePoint Online account or folder to another” flow template in SharePoint Online.

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Microsoft Flow Copy files from one SharePoint Online account or folder to another

Microsoft Flow Copy files from one SharePoint Online account or folder to another

Then click on Use this template button like below:

microsoft flow copy files SharePoint Online

microsoft flow copy files SharePoint Online

Then we have to give permission, once the required permissions have been given the Continue button will enable. Click on that.

microsoft flow copy file from sharepoint to sharepoint

microsoft flow copy file from sharepoint to sharepoint

Now in the When a file is created section, give the source site URL and the document library name. You can choose the document library by clicking on the Folder icon in the text box.

Then in the Create file choose the destination site URL as well as the destination document library name. Both look like below:


copy file from sharepoint to sharepoint microsoft flow

copy file from sharepoint to sharepoint microsoft flow

Then click on Create flow button like below:

sharepoint copy file flow

sharepoint copy file flow

Then click on Done.

Test Microsoft Flow: Copy files from one SharePoint Online account or folder to another

Here I have created two document library in the same SharePoint online site.

  • MyDocumentLib1
  • MyDocumentLib2

Now to test the flow, open MyDocumentLib1 and upload document(s) to the document library in SharePoint Online.

microsoft flow copy file from sharepoint to sharepoint

microsoft flow copy file from SharePoint to SharePoint

Then automatically the document will be created in the MyDocumentLib2 library.

Copy files from one SharePoint Online folder to another Microsoft flow

Copy files from one SharePoint Online folder to another Microsoft flow

Test on different sites: Copy files from one SharePoint Online folder to another Microsoft flow

We can also configure the Microsoft Flow to copy a document from one SharePoint online site to another SharePoint online site.

From the My Flow page clicks the particular workflow to edit the workflow in SharePoint Online.

Then I have changed the Create file section and I have put the other SharePoint site URL and the document library name like below:

microsoft flow copy folder sharepoint

microsoft flow copy folder SharePoint

Then you click on the Update button to update the workflow.

Now if you will go to the source document library and upload another document. Here I have added MyDemoDocument-Test-2.docx.

microsoft flow copy file from sharepoint to sharepoint

microsoft flow copy file from Sharepoint to SharePoint

Now if you will visit the destination document library which is presented in another SharePoint site, you can see the document will be created like below:

copy file from sharepoint to sharepoint microsoft flow

copy file from SharePoint to SharePoint Microsoft flow

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Hope this Microsoft flow tutorial explains how to copy files from one folder to another folder in SharePoint Online Office 365. By using Microsoft Flow, you can also copy files from one SharePoint Online document library to another document library in SharePoint Online Office 365. You can copy files from one SharePoint site to another SharePoint site in SharePoint Online site.

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Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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