A SharePoint Workflows tutorial by Peter Kalmström
power users need to have SharePoint Designer installed.
The 2013 version is essential to create workflows and import
folders and files.
In the demo below Peter Kalmström, CEO and Systems Designer
of kalmstrom.com Business Solutions, explains how to find
and install SharePoint Designer 2013 and also Service Pack
1, which is a separate file. After that, Peter shows how
to open a SharePoint site in SharePoint Designer 2013.
Install SharePoint Designer 2013
Open your Office 365 account page.
Click on 'Install status' and then on 'Install desktop
Open Tools & add-ins.
Under SharePoint Designer 2013, click on 'Download
Select language if you want another language than
the default one.
Click on the 'Download' button.
Select the 32- or 64-bit version, depending on your
Click on 'Next'.
Run the file.
Install SharePoint Designer 2013 Service Pack 1
In Tools & add-ins, under SharePoint Designer
2013, click on 'Install SharePoint Designer 2013 SP1'.
Select language if necessary and click on the 'Download'
Run the file.
Open a site in SharePoint Designer 2013
In SharePoint Designer, click on Open Site.
Paste or write in the URL to the site you want to
open. Note that only the first part of the URL you see
when you open the site should be entered.
Click on Open.
next demo we will describe how you can create a list
in SharePoint Designer 2013.