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I have 2 different site collection on SharePoint online. Initially file will be uploaded in one site collection after the approval approve the file then I wanted to move that file to another site collection.

Let me know the is this possible & how can we achieve this.

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You can use Content Organizer feature to route documents to different site collection.

  1. Implement a designer workflow to copy the file to Drop off Library after approval.
  2. Configure content organiser rule to move the file to target site collection.

Learn more about Content Organizer.

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Your only option is to use the REST API. The implementation will be a bit tricky because of the complexity involved.

See this article for a detailed walkthrough

http://johnliu.net/blog/2014/2/19/using-sharepoint-designer-2013-workflow-to-copy-file-via-res.html

The REST URL Format is -

https://tenant.sharepoint.com/siteurl/_api/web/folders/GetByUrl('SourceDocumentLibrary')/Files/getbyurl('FileToCopy.Extension')/copyTo(strNewUrl='/TargetSiteUrl/DestinationLibrary/FileName.Extension',bOverWrite=true)

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  • Thanks Amal for reply.... I am reading the same article which you shared. But in this application doping file to same library with different name. I needed to copy to some other site collection. – Optimus Jul 20 '16 at 15:06
  • I would suggest you try with the URL format in my updated answer – Amal Hashim Jul 20 '16 at 15:07

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