Related topics
×
Sign in with Microsoft
Sign in or create an account.
Hello,
Select a different account.
You have multiple accounts
Choose the account you want to sign in with.

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

    Notes: 

    • 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.

Move or copy files

To move or copy a file in Teams:

  1. Go to the Files tab in a channel.

  2. Or, if the file is in your OneDrive, go to Files on the left of Teams and select OneDrive.

  3. Select More options  More options button  next to the file and then select Move or Copy.

    Select More options to move or copy file

    To move or copy several files at once, select each file by clicking the left side of its row, and then select More options  More options button  next to one of the selected files.

    Select multiple files

  4. In the dialog box that opens, navigate to the folder you want to move or copy the file(s) to and then select Move or Copy.

You can move and copy files:

  • Within the same team.

  • Between teams.

  • Within the same OneDrive.

  • Between OneDrive and a team.

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.

Related topics 

Rename a file or folder in Microsoft Teams

Download a file from Microsoft Teams

Need more help?

Want more options?

Explore subscription benefits, browse training courses, learn how to secure your device, and more.

Communities help you ask and answer questions, give feedback, and hear from experts with rich knowledge.

Was this information helpful?

What affected your experience?
By pressing submit, your feedback will be used to improve Microsoft products and services. Your IT admin will be able to collect this data. Privacy Statement.

Thank you for your feedback!

×