How do I edit fields that the user fills in when adding a document in SharePoint?

  • Open your document library
  • Click on the cog symbol at the top right of the page.
  • Choose 'Library Settings' from the menu that appears. 
  • The Library Settings screen will be shown:        

  • Scroll down to view the Columns section on the page 


  • Click on the column you would like to change. The Edit Column screen appears:  

  • Edit the column as required.
  • Click OK to save.