Moving an object - Amazon Simple Storage Service

Moving an object

In the Amazon S3 console, you can move an object to a bucket or a folder.

To move an object

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

  2. In the Buckets list, choose your bucket name.

  3. Select the check box beside the object that you want to move.

  4. Choose Actions, and choose Move.

  5. Choose the move destination:

    • If you want to move your object to a bucket, select the bucket.

    • If you want to move your object to a folder in a bucket, choose the bucket name, and then choose the folder.

  6. Under Review, confirm the move details, and choose Move.

    Amazon S3 moves your object to the destination.


This action moves all specified objects. When moving folders, wait for the move action to finish before making additional changes in the folders.