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Solved: How do I fix the “File count over limit” error when copy or upload files to SharePoint


I am trying to copy files from OneDrive account to an archive folder in Sharepoint diretly, I get File count over limit error. Is there an easier way to copy files over to SharePoint?

Solved: How do I fix the "File count over limit" error when copy or upload files to SharePoint

Solved: How do I fix the "File count over limit" error when copy or upload files to SharePoint


According to Microsoft Doc, there are some limits that you need to check against:

  • Total size should be less than 100GB
  • Single file should be less than 15GB
  • Total number of items should be less than 30k.


Office 365 > Microsoft 365 and Office 365 service descriptions > SharePoint service description> SharePoint limits > Moving and copying across sites

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