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Is it possible to do the following in SharePoint online?

  1. Upload a document to a document library
  2. Send this document for approval to a specific person (to approver)
  3. The approver to approve or reject the document

I appreciate if you could provide some details. Thanks

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Yes, it's possible to Add approval workflow on the document library as OOTB as mentioned below:

  • Open your document library.
  • From the above ribbon > Click on Workflow Settings > Add a workflow.

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Note: By default, the Approval workflow is not activated and is not listed in the Select a workflow template list box of the association form. To make it available for use, a site administrator must activate them at the site collection level.

For more details to apply your above points check All about Approval workflows

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You can attach Approval Workflow to the Document Library which is an out of the box workflow.

  • Go to Library Settings.
  • Workflow settings
  • Add a Workflow
  • Select "Approval Workflow" from the list of available workflows
  • Choose Name and when to raise workflow
  • Click "Next" it will ask for the approver details.
  • Click "Ok" to attach and satart running for new items.

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