Deploying InfoPath Forms to SharePoint Online 365

Deployment of InfoPath Forms in SharePoint Online 365 is somewhat similar to deploying on SharePoint on-premises, however with a few minor changes.

Here are the steps to deploy InfoPath on SharePoint Online 365:

1. In InfoPath Forms, open Blank Form.

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2. In the header of the form, type in Employee Details.

3. Then add a table. To start off with, add 2 rows, and 4 columns.

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4. In the field, right click myFields, and add two fields to start off with:

FirstName, and LastName.

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5. Add the fields to the form:

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6. Then save the form by clicking on File in the ribbon, then Save, and give it an appropriate name, in this case:

EmloyeeDetails.xsn

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7. Then click on File, then Publish, and then SharePoint Server.

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8. Insert URL of your SharePoint Online 365 site.

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Note: You might get a pop up message at this step saying:

The feature requires SharePoint Server 2010 or greater with InfoPath Forms Services enabled

Please refer to the blog below to resolve this issue:

The feature requires SharePoint Server 2010 or greater with InfoPath Forms Services enabled

9. Then it will prompt you to insert username and password, and then click on Sign in.

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10. Then select Form Library, and click Next.

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11. Then select Create a new form library, and click next.

12. Then type in name of Form Library and click next, in this case:

Employee Details

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13. Keep on clicking next, until you see the Publish button.

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14. And then click on Publish.

15. Then check Open this form library…, and then click close.

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16. A browser will open in SharePoint Online 365 to the Employee Details Forms Library, click on New button.

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17. Then the form should now be opened in SharePoint Online 365.

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