SharePoint Online: How to Enable Missing Apps (Picture Library, Announcements, Etc.) in Communication Sites?

Problem: Picture Library, Announcements, and other apps missing in SharePoint Online communication sites.

How to Enable Picture Library and Other Apps in Communication Sites?

By default, certain apps are not enabled in modern communication sites of SharePoint Online.

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Here is how to enable missing Apps in SharePoint Online Add an App page (/_layouts/15/addanapp.aspx):

  • Go to the Site Settings >> Click on “Manage site features” under Site Actions
  • Locate the “Team Collaboration Lists” feature and click on “Activate” button next to it.picture library missing in sharepoint online

That is it, and Now, your Apps page will have all the missing apps like Picture library:

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Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack is a SharePoint Architect with Two decades of SharePoint Experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and experiences with the SharePoint community, through his real-world articles!

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