The download content from SharePoint option is intended to allow the user to extract content out of SharePoint into a local storage, attached storage, or file share. There are a variety of situations where this feature is helpful. Some examples include:
·Archive or off-board content from SharePoint.
·Move content from one SharePoint to another that is not accessible through a network.
·Ability to download and then reload content into a re-built environment.
Do the following in order to download content from SharePoint:
1.Select the content you want to download. You can select specific items in the content pane, or specific lists/sites in the Navigation pane.
2.Once you have selected the content, select the Download Content option. This option is available in:
·right clicking on the object you want to download and selecting "Download Content to File System" from the right click menu.
3.This will open the item or site download wizard, depending on the object you selected for download.
NOTE: An option to include sub-sites is also available but please note that this may result in a lengthy download process
4.Select a location to store your download and appropriate options from the Advanced Options section.
5.Press Finish to begin the download.