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How do I enable workflows in SharePoint 2013?

To enable “SharePoint 2013 workflows” for Office 365:

  1. Navigate to Site settings.
  2. Select ‘Workflow settings’.
  3. Select ‘(Workflow Health)’. (This is actually a link)
  4. On the Workflow Health page, click on the ‘Activate’ next to the Workflow Service Store feature.

How do I import a workflow into SharePoint 2013 Designer?

To import a SharePoint workflow, do the following:

  1. In SharePoint Designer 2013, in the Navigation pane, click Workflows.
  2. On the Workflows tab, in the Manage group, click Import from Visio.

How do I enable workflows in SharePoint?

Enable SharePoint workflow templates

  1. From the top level site in SharePoint Server, click Settings. , and then click Site settings.
  2. On the Site settings page under Site Collection Administrator, click Site collection features.
  3. On the Site Collection Features page, search for Workflow.
  4. Close Site Settings when you’re done.

Where are SharePoint 2013 workflows stored?

web application content databases
The actual 2013 workflows themselves are stored in the web application content databases. Therefore, to restore them after the loss of the Workflow Manager framework system, you first need to rebuild the Workflow Manager system, re-attached it to SharePoint, and then re-publish the workflows.

How do I import a workflow into SharePoint?

On the Process tab, in the SharePoint Workflow group, click Import. Browse to the VWI file, and then click Open….Import a SharePoint workflow into Visio

  1. Click the File tab.
  2. Click New.
  3. Click the Flowchart category.
  4. Double-click the Microsoft SharePoint Workflow template.

How do you save a workflow?

To save a workflow to a file, do one of the following:

  1. Click the Save Workflow button on the Task Assistant window.
  2. Right-click the workflow in the Task Assistant window and click Save Workflow.
  3. Right-click the workflow in the Task Assistant window and click Save Workflow As.

How do I set up a workflow?

Steps to Create a Workflow Online:

  1. Identify your resources.
  2. List out the tasks that should be accomplished.
  3. Find out who is accountable for each step and assign roles.
  4. Create a workflow diagram to visualize the process.
  5. Test the workflow you created.
  6. Train your team on the new workflow.
  7. Deploy the new workflow.

Can a co-worker edit a 2013 workflow?

A co-worker is collaborating on the project and needs to be able to open and edit the workflows on he’s own computer. When he opens the 2013 workflows and clicks on “Edit Workflow” he finds an empty workflow. But when he opens an 2010 workflow he can edit it just fine.

Can you use SharePoint Designer in Office 365?

There is a similar year-old question with no accepted answer, so I though I would post this one with more detailed information. I created some 2010 and 2013 workflows using SharePoint Designer 2013 on my office computer (My company is using SP Office 365). They work just fine. I can open and edit them as I please on Designer.

Is there an update for SharePoint Designer 2013?

Here is the link below for the update: For this kind of problem the @Murtaza Taz’s answer is actually sufficient. But as you can see, the mentioned update is from December 10, 2013. After playing more with the SharePoint Designer you could encounter more problems connected with Windows 8.