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Use Power Apps to upload a file to a SharePoint document library

Updated: May 21, 2021

With Shane’s super simplified solution, learn how to create a button that uploads a file directly to your SharePoint document library from Power Apps. Includes PDFs, word docs, excel files, images and more.

In this video, you will learn about:

  • The Attachment control

  • The Image control

  • The Set function

  • The JSON function

  • base64ToBinary flow formula

  • The EasyUpload.Run action


Link to the video on YouTube: Power Apps upload file to SharePoint document library

Link to the video and the app download for Curated Library subscribers: Upload a file to SharePoint Document Library

Key Timestamps:

  • 0:00 Intro

  • 1:54 Demo of the solution

  • Shane demonstrates the functionality of his ‘Upload a file to a SharePoint Document Library’ app. The button displays all files, rather than a select group of files.

  • 3:51 Create the solution in Power Apps and add the Attachment and Image controls

  • An Attachment control is added to the app and gives users the ability to access all files. An Image control is added to the app and the Last function is used to display the image that has been select