How to Export SharePoint List Items to Excel

Microsoft’s SharePoint is one of the top business/enterprise cloud storage and collaboration platforms in the world. There are many things that are unique about SharePoint and often it is incomparable with regular cloud storage services. SharePoint is highly flexible when it comes to creating, importing, or even exporting data. In this article, you will learn how to export SharePoint lists to Microsoft Excel.

Step 1: Sign in to your SharePoint Online

Login to your SharePoint account. You can do that by accessing SharePoint from or you can simply open it using your organization’s SharePoint URL.

Step 2: Access or Create a List

Locate the list you want to export. In this demo, we also showed you how to create a list in SharePoint.

Step 3: Enter a Name and Create a List

Give your new list a name and create it. As said earlier, you don’t have to create a new list if you already have a list to export.

Step 4: Click on Export to Excel Tab

Locate Export to Excel tab on the top menu. Click on it to export and download it in the Excel form. Furthermore, you can upload the Excel sheet in OneDrive or SharePoint and use it from there.

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