Steps to Publish InfoPath form to SharePoint Online Office 365

Office 365 sharepoint online publish InfoPath form
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In this post we will discuss how to publish InfoPath form to SharePoint online in Office 365. If you have a question at this point of time whether InfoPath is supported or not, the answer to it is, Yes InfoPath is supported in SharePoint Online as well as SharePoint 2016 also. Microsoft is not investing much into InfoPath but still it is supported.

Here we will see how we can design a simple InfoPath form using InfoPath 2013 and then we will see how we can deploy the InfoPath form to a form library in SharePoint Online site.

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Follow below step to design an InfoPath form.

Open InfoPath Designer 2013, Then from the New section choose a blank form and then click on Design Form as shown in the fig below:

Publish InfoPath form to SharePoint Online
Publish InfoPath form to SharePoint Online

Then you can drag and drop controls from the controls tab and design a simple form. Here I have user few single like of textbox and Option button. After designing the form, my form looks like below:

Publish InfoPath form to office 365
Publish InfoPath form to office 365

Now Once the form design completed we will start publishing the form to a form library. Click on File Publish and then choose SharePoint server like below:

sharepoint online infopath forms
sharepoint online infopath forms

Then in the publishing wizard, give your sharepoint online URL like below:

SharePoint online infopath
SharePoint online infopath

Then give the username who will have access to the site.

Infopath 2013 for Sharepoint online
Infopath 2013 for Sharepoint online

It will validate the user and then it will ask for User ID and Password. Then click on Sign in.

SharePoint online Infopath 2013 tutorial
SharePoint online Infopath 2013 tutorial

Then click on the check box “Enable this form to be filled out by using a browser”. And then choose Form Library.

publish infopath form sharepoint online
publish infopath form sharepoint online

Here we will create a new form library option like below:

steps to publish infopath form to sharepoint online
steps to publish infopath form to sharepoint online

Give a name form the form library and give a description for the form library.

How to Publish InfoPath form to SharePoint Online Office 365?
How to Publish InfoPath form to SharePoint Online Office 365?

Then add the columns which you want to appear in the site.

steps to publish infopath form to sharepoint online
steps to publish infopath form to sharepoint online

Then finally click on Publish. It will publsih the infopath form to the form library which we have created newly.

Office 365 sharepoint online publish InfoPath form
Office 365 sharepoint online publish InfoPath form

Then visit the form library click on Add new, you will be able to see the infopath form. Hope this will be helpful.

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About 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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