Creating a folder - Amazon Simple Storage Service

Creating a folder

This section describes how to use the Amazon S3 console to create a folder.


If your bucket policy prevents uploading objects to this bucket without encryption, tags, metadata, or access control list (ACL) grantees, you will not be able to create a folder using this configuration. Instead, upload an empty folder and specify these settings in the upload configuration.

To create a folder

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon S3 console at

  2. In the Buckets list, choose the name of the bucket that you want to create a folder in.

  3. Choose Create folder.

  4. Enter a name for the folder (for example, favorite-pics). Then click Create folder.