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How to migrate list from one site collection to another site collection?

A SharePoint list is a collection of data that gives you and your co-workers a flexible way to organize information. Follow the steps mentioned below to migrate a list from one site collection to another.

Step 1: Export the list

  • Login to SharePoint and go to List Settings.
  • Under the Permissions and Management section click Save list as template.

Step 2: Export list to another site collection

  • On the top-level site of the site collection containing the list that you want to copy, click Site Settings.
  • In the Galleries section, click List templates.
  • On the List Template Gallery page, select the check box next to list template that you want to export.
  • In the ribbon Click Download a Copy.

Step 3: Uploading the list to a new site collection.

  • You should now have a .stp file. Now go to the site collection you want to copy the list to.
  • Click Site Settings.
  • In the Galleries section, click List templates.
  • Click on the Documents tab.
  • Click Upload Document.
  • Click Choose File and navigate and choose the .stp file you downloaded.
  • Click Ok.

To ease your SharePoint migration process, try using ManageEngine SharePoint Manager Plus. Using this tool, you can run the migration process for both SharePoint On-premises and Sharepoint Online when it's convenient for your users to make sure the everyday functioning of your organization isn't affected, and end users have uninterrupted uptime.