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How to Create and Upload Files in Teams

Microsoft Teams is being rolled out in phases to help facilitate more seamless collaboration with the Stanford hospitals. Learn more.

Microsoft Teams makes it easy to create, share, and collaborate on documents. By default, files uploaded to a team are usually available to everyone on the team. If you want to share a file or folder with one or more people without adding them to the team, you have a few options.

To learn more, visit Microsoft's Tips for Teams files.

Upload or create a file

From your Team, click the Files tab and select +New or Upload

  1. If you select +New, you will see a dropdown of options for files you can create.
  2. If you select Upload, you will be brought to a selection window to choose files to upload.

Find a file

Files you upload to a channel are stored in your team’s SharePoint folder. These files are available in the Files tab at the top of each channel.


Last modified February 26, 2024