Move or copy files in Teams

Move or copy files in Teams

To rename, move, or copy a file, open the Files tab in the channel. Select the file > Rename > Move or Copy in the top menu bar. You can also right click on any file or select More options More options button .

Files tab with a file selected

You can move files:

  • Within the same team.

  • Within the same OneDrive.

  • Within the same document library of a SharePoint tab.

You can copy files:

  • Within the same team.

  • Between teams.

  • Between OneDrive and a team.

  • From a SharePoint tab to the same document library, a team, or a OneDrive.

Additionally, when you're editing an Office file from within Teams, you can rename it by selecting the name of the file or by selecting File > Rename.

If you open an Office file outside of Teams using Office for desktop or Office for the web, you'll also be able to rename and move or save a copy from there.

Note: You don't need to copy a file to share it in multiple channels. Instead, share a link to it.

To move or copy a file, go to the desktop or web app.

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