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How to create folder in SharePoint List? In just 2 proven steps

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In this “Create folder in SharePoint list” article, we will learn how to how create folder in SharePoint List. As we know that we can create a folder in the SharePoint document library – this is the traditional way of creating the folder in SharePoint but we can create a folder inside the SharePoint custom list as well. We will show here how we can create a folder in the SharePoint custom list.

How to create folder in SharePoint List step by step

Navigate to the list setting page -> Advanced Settings – from this page under the “Folders” section change the “Make “New Folder” Command available?” to “Yes” by default this setting will be “No”.

create folder in SharePoint list

How to create folder in SharePoint List – Test the folder creation option

Now navigate to the “All Items” view of the list – we can see the “New Folder” creation button is enabled now, using I have created this “Test” folder.

How to create folder in SharePoint List demo

SharePoint Online list template Gallery: Folders are not available in all list templates

Folders are not available in all list templates. The below list types do not support folders:

  • Tasks,
  • Calendar,
  • Discussion,
  • Survey and
  • Wiki.

Custom list templates SharePoint: Folders option is available in Custom List template

In the custom list template, we have the folders option available.

Summary: How to create folder in SharePoint List

In this post, we have learned the below topics:

  • How to enable the “New Folder” Creation Option in the SharePoint custom list.
  • How to Create a New Folder in SharePoint list.
  • Which are the lists templates that do not have a folder creation option?
  • Which list template has a folder creation option?

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