AWS Quick Start Guide: Back Up Your Files to Amazon Simple Storage Service
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Step 2: Upload a File to Your Amazon S3 Bucket

Now that you've created a bucket, you're ready to add an object to it. An object can be any kind of file: a document, a photo, a video, a music file, or other file type.

  1. In the Amazon S3 console, choose the bucket where you want to upload an object, choose Upload, and then choose Add Files.

  2. In the file selection dialog box, find the file that you want to upload, choose it, choose Open, and then choose Start Upload.

    You can watch the progress of the upload in the Transfer pane.