How to move all files in a folder to another folder


how to move all files in a folder to another folder . if user gives the path of the source folder as well as destination folder

Move directory did not work

hi @shivamrana,

let From folder be Y, To folder be Z
str[]= directory.getfiles(Y)
for each item in str[]
Use ‘Move File’ activity

Vikas Reddy


Hi @shivamrana ,
just follow up @vikas_reddy_Vicky.
FYI attaching workflow. (2.2 KB)


thank you @vikas_reddy_Vicky


Try this activity if you want to, you just have to pass the source and destination(should not exisit) folder. I created for myself as I needed for bulk activities.Please test before you implment.

MoveDirectory.Activities.1.0.0.nupkg (42.7 KB)

Move/Delete a directory/folder
Move Directory activity


i tried to do it but i’m getting an error:
value of 1 dimensional string cannot be converted into string


can you attach your workflow please.


project.json (235 Bytes)
Main.xaml (5.7 KB)


Hi @Venkatesh,

Return type of the variable used is genricvalue convert it to string array.

Vikas reddy


I did changes in your workflow.
Check now.Main (2).xaml (5.9 KB)


Hi @vikas_reddy_Vicky,

Its working, but i’m getting an error that 'cannot create a file that already exists"


but that folder is empty


try checking the box ‘Overwrite’ in Move file activity


still getting that error


can you attach xaml


Main (2).xaml (8.4 KB)


Thanks @vikas_reddy_Vicky,

I moved it by using a substring


Try this
Main (2) (1).xaml (9.1 KB)

Vikas Reddy


your code is not able to get folder…


could you please be elaborate which folder are you referring to