Error When Activating Workflows Feature

Posted By Posted by: Ahmed Taee on March 8, 2018


In Microsoft Project Online, when you try to activate workflows site collection feature such as “Aggregated set of out-of-box workflow features provided by SharePoint”

You may come across the error message below:

“A list, survey, discussion board, or document library with the specified title already exists in this Website. Please choose another title”


1. Open SharePoint Designer 2013
2. Connect to the problem site
3. Go to ‘All Files’ >> _catalogs

4. Find the folder “wfpub” and rename it

5. Open the site which has the error
6. Navigate to Site Settings >> Manage site collection features
7. And activate the workflows feature

These set of steps should resolve the error with activating the workflows feature.

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