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SharePoint Online Bulk File Uploader

How to bulk upload files to SharePoint

Virto Bulk File Uploader is intended for quick and easy uploading of multiple files to SharePoint Online.

Open a library where you are intended to add files. Click on the Bulk File Uploader icon on ribbon.

You can upload files to SharePoint with drag-and-drop feature or by clicking on “Add file” or “Add folder” buttons.

You can use “Remove” button opposite the files you decided not to upload.

It is possible to change the destination folder and select, for example, a subfolder before upload.

Click on the folder icon in the right upper corner to select the path for uploaded files. Save the changes.

By click on the Settings icon, you can define the following setting for this bulk of files to upload.

  • Overwrite existing files option allows you to enable/disable overwriting of files which already exist in this library.

  • Show "Overwrite" option makes visible the “Overwrite existing files” checkbox.

  • “Allow changing destination folder” feature allows users to upload files to subfolders.

  • “Replace SharePoint invalid file name characters” feature replaces automatically the name characters which are not valid for SharePoint.

  • “Prevent to upload files without filled out required fields” activates the necessary requirements for file fields.

  • Enable "Set all files properties" button makes visible the "Set all files properties" button. This feature allows you to predefine field values of uploaded items based on content type.

When you added files to list, you can edit their properties individually by clicking on edit icon opposite each file.

You can set maximum file size (the maximum size of each uploaded file) and maximum upload size (the maximum total size of files to upload). Or just leave 0 to set no limits.

If you need to define the allowed types of files, just type file extensions separated by comma or leave field empty to allow all types.

To complete uploading process, use “Upload” button. Selected files will be uploaded to the library.

Open a folder on your computer, select multiple files to upload and drag and drop them to the web part empty space. You can also add files by clicking on “Add file” or “Add folder” buttons.

You can use “Remove” button opposite the files you decided not to upload.

By click on the Settings icon, you can define the following setting for this bulk of files to upload.

  • Overwrite existing files option allows you to enable/disable overwriting of files which already exist in this library.

  • Show "Overwrite" option makes visible the “Overwrite existing files” checkbox.

  • “Replace SharePoint invalid file name characters” feature replaces automatically the name characters which are not valid for SharePoint.

You can set maximum file size (the maximum size of each uploaded file) and maximum upload size (the maximum total size of files to upload). Or just leave 0 to set no limits.

If you need to define the allowed types of files, just type file extensions separated by comma or leave field empty to allow all types.

To complete uploading process, use “Upload” button. Selected files will be uploaded to the file as attachments.