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Move Folder from a Channel to another Channel

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Hi to all,

 

Fist of all thanks a lot for your help, i have a team for "Opportunities" with channels for "New", "Ongoing" and "Lose" ones.

 

I would like to open a new folder in channel "New" for each opportunity, how to move it to channel Ongoing or Lose when the status change?

 

 

 

8 Replies
best response confirmed by nicola borrelli (Occasional Contributor)
Solution

Hi Nicola,

You can go to the SharePoint view by choosing the option, 'Open in SharePoint':

 

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Select the folder that you want to move > choose 'move to':

 

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Now select the destination channel name from the menu and you are done!

Moved, but now that channel is not visible in my TEAMS left rail.

 

How do you mean! Can't you see the channel at all? Which of the channels went missing? You sure it's not just hidden  under "more channels"?

Thanks for replying, Adam. Correct. I moved a channel (Test Workstreams ) in SharePoint. 

Am I wrong to assume it will "appear" in my left rail in TEAMS? There is nothing under "more". The page has refreshed. The laptop has been restarted.TEAMS missing Channel.PNG

Hi!
It doesnt work like that I’m afraid! Channels itself can’t be created by moving the corresponding folder! You must
Create a new channel in the team you want and then copy the content from the old channel into the new channel folder that was created!
Just create a folder in the underlaying SharePoint site won’t create a channel! This can only be done from teams which does some magic behind the scenes more than just the file space! A conversations space for example

Adam

@adam deltinger you're missing the solid basic information in that the LINK from the Teams end to the Sharepoint end is broken when  files are moved/renamed/deleted at the Sharepoint end.  Change the name and the link is broken.  

 

me, needing to copy/move files/folders from one existing Channel to another existing Channel (not create a new one).

Hi, I just moved a folder with docs from a channel to another channel (already created ie archive). Just needed to switch view to SharePoint from teams, then select and move.