How to Rename a List or Library in SharePoint?

How to rename a SharePoint list? Well, renaming the SharePoint list is a simple two-step process. Let’s rename a document library in SharePoint 2013.

  • Browse to the document library >> Click on “Document Library Settings” under the Library Settings group of the ribbon.
  • Click on the “List Name, Description and Navigation” link under General Settings.
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  • Provide a new name to your list under the “Name” field.
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  • Click Save button to commit your changes. This renames list title in SharePoint.

Rename a SharePoint list URL: 

Renaming a list from the SharePoint Web User Interface doesn’t change the web address of the list. So, If you want to rename the list URL, you can use SharePoint Designer, Explorer View, or even PowerShell. Refer to this post for further details: How to Rename SharePoint List URL using SharePoint Designer or PowerShell?

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