Step 2: Upload an object to your bucket - Amazon Simple Storage Service

Step 2: Upload an object to your bucket

After creating a bucket in Amazon S3, you're ready to upload an object to the bucket. An object can be any kind of file: a text file, a photo, a video, and so on.


For more information about using the Amazon S3 Express One Zone storage class with directory buckets, see What is S3 Express One Zone? and Directory buckets.

To upload an object to a bucket
  1. Open the Amazon S3 console at

  2. In the Buckets list, choose the name of the bucket that you want to upload your object to.

  3. On the Objects tab for your bucket, choose Upload.

  4. Under Files and folders, choose Add files.

  5. Choose a file to upload, and then choose Open.

  6. Choose Upload.

You've successfully uploaded an object to your bucket.

Next step

To view your object, see Step 3: Download an object.