Update SharePoint List From CSV File


Prepare CSV file to add new items.

CSV files are by default separated by ,(comma) our application requires it to be separated by |(pipe character).

Follow the process below to update the list separater if you have not done it already.

  • Open the Windows Start Menu and click Control Panel.
  • Open the Regional and Language Options dialog box/clock and region (find a section which has region in it).
  • Click the Regional Options tab.
  • Click Customize/Additional settings (Windows 10) Type a "|" into the 'List separator' box.
  • Click 'OK' twice to confirm the change.
  • Save your excel file as csv.
  • Now your file is ready to be uploaded in the application, use the upload button below.

List column data types that can be updated

  • Text
  • Number
  • Date
  • Yes/No Checkbox
  • Drop Down (Allow 'Fill-in' choices to true)
  • The list items will be added according to the column order in CSV files
  • The first selected column will be the first column in CSV and follow others.


  • Please click on the "clear lists" button if you want to delete all the existing items from the list.
  • Enter the site url where your list is located.
  • Selected the list from the dropdown.
  • Check the columns names that you want to update.
  • Click on the chose file upload the csv file.
  • Once the CSV file is picked click on the upload button.

Enter the URL to the site?

Select a list you want to update.

Select the fields that you want to update