Using Open with Explorer for Document Management in SharePoint

Instructions for using the "Open in Explorer" feature in the ANR SharePoint for document management.

April 27, 2017

When using SharePoint with Internet Explorer and Windows, the Document Library allows you the option to "Open with Explorer." This feature opens the SharePoint Document Library you are using in a common file explorer window for easy, familiar document management including the drag-and-drop functionality. To use the Open with Explorer feature:

  1. Select the Document Library you wish to open.
  2. Select Library.
  3. Select Open with Explorer.
  4. A file explorer window will open on your computer which you can use to upload, open, edit, and delete documents and folders on your SharePoint site's Document Library.

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