The simple controls are missing for a SharePoint Online document library

Problem

When you browse to a SharePoint Online document library, the following simple controls are missing and aren't available for the list:

  • New

  • Upload

  • Sync

  • Edit

  • Manage

  • Share

Solution

To work around this problem, use the Default style within the view for the affected library.

More information

This problem occurs when you use a view for the document library if the view style is configured to any setting other than Default.

For more information about how to create, change, or delete a view of a list or library, go to Create, change, or delete a view of a list or library.

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