Get started with Lists

Create a list from the Lists app

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Track information and organize work with Microsoft Lists. Create a list from scratch, from Excel, from an existing list, or from a template.

You can get started from Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, or SharePoint. From Microsoft 365:

  1. Select App launcher > All apps > Lists.

    Tip: If you don't see the Lists app here, use the Search box to search for Lists.

  2. Select New list.

  3. Choose how you want to create the list:

    • Blank list: Start from scratch

    • From Excel: - Bring in table data from Excel

    • From existing list: Start with the formatting from another list

    • A template

  4. Choose the options for your list, then Create.

  5. To add items, select New, fill in the form, and select Save

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