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Use Teams on the desktop or web to quickly move or copy personal or team files.

Move or copy files

To move or copy a file in Teams:

  1. In Teams, select OneDrive > My files.

  2. Find the file you want to move or copy. 

    Note: If the file is in My files, hover over the file and select More options  More options button > Open file location.

     To locate a file from a specific channel:

    • Find the channel under Quick access or More places....

    • Navigate to the channel and select the Files tab.

  3. Hover over the file and select More options More options buttonMove to  Move to folder icon or Copy to  Copy team code button


    • To move or copy multiple files to the same location, hover over each file and select the circled check mark in the left column. 

      Select multiple files

    • Then, select More options More options button next to one of the files and choose Move to  Move to folder icon or Copy to  Copy team code button.

  4. Select the folder you want to move or copy the file(s) to.

  5. Select Move here.

Note: You don't need to copy a file to share it in multiple channels and chats. Instead, share a link to it. For instructions, see Get a link to a file in Teams.

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