In this SharePoint tutorial, we will discuss how to fix the file has been modified by sharepoint error.
Recently, I got this error when I was trying to upload a file to a SharePoint Online document library that has workflow enabled. I have created a list workflow using SharePoint designer 2013 and attached it to the library.
It gave me an error “the file filename has been modified by user on datetime sharepoint” looks like below:
Note: Here I use the Upload button to upload the file to the SharePoint library.
the file has been modified by sharepoint
To fix the issue, I have unchecked the “Automatically update the workflow status to the current stage name” option in SharePoint designer workflow.
Just open the workflow using SharePoint designer 2013, then you can see this option in the Settings section like below:
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After this I did not get the issue, the file has been modified by sharepoint error.
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