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How to Find a SharePoint List / Library ID (Modern Experience)

A SharePoint List or Library ID may be required to complete advanced queries and configurations that you can use within ShortPoint. This article will demonstrate how to get your List or Library ID in SharePoint Modern Experience. Follow the steps below to get started.

NOTE: This article is for SharePoint Modern experience. If your list / library does not look like this, check out How to Find SharePoint List / Library ID (Classic Experience).


Before you begin

  • You must have the latest public version of ShortPoint installed on your SharePoint environment
  • You must be a ShortPoint Designer with an active license

Step-by-step Tutorial

Learn how to find your List or Library ID by following the steps below:

STEP 1: Open List Settings

Open the SharePoint list or library whose List or Library ID you want to use.

In our case, we want to get the ListID of our Employee Onboarding List.

Employee onboarding list

Click the cogwheel icon (1) and select List Settings (2).

cogwheel and list settings

NOTE: If you are getting an ID for a Library, you will need to click Library Settings > More Library Settings. 

STEP 2: Copy the List or Library ID

Go to the page URL and copy the text after List=

text after List=

STEP 3: Edit the Copied List or Library ID

Paste the copied List or Library ID in a notepad. 


Remove %7B.


Remove %7D.


That’s it! You now have your List or Library ID. 

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