I will give here you a step by step guide how to create your first SharePoint Designer 2013 Worfklow.

Lets go, (Pictures in German), but it tried to write it for english too:

 

1. Go to your site and click on “Websiteinhalte” (Site Contents) and then click on “App hinzufügen” (add an app)

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2. Next under the section “Beachtenswert” (Noteworthy) click on “Benutzerdefinierte Liste” (Custom List) (1). Then type in a name for the list (2) and click on “Erstellen” (Create) (3).

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3. You will now get redirected to the “Websiteinhalte” (Site Contents). Click now on the title or tile of your new list.

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4. Click in the ribbon on “Liste” (List) (1) and then click on “Liste bearbeiten” (Edit List) (2).

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5. Maybe a popup will now show up because SharePoint Designer will open. Click on “Zulassen” (Accept).
6. Now click on “Neu” (New) (1), then type in a Name (2), select SharePoint 2013 Workflow (3) and click on “OK” (4)

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7. Next click on “Aktion” (Action) (1) and search for “Listenelement erstellen” (Create List item) and click on that. (2)

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8. Click on “diese Liste” (this list) (1) and select the current list (2).

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9. Select now the Title column (1), click on “Ändern” (Change) (2), type in a value (3), click on “OK” (4) and click again on “OK” (5).

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10. Click now in the last section of the workflow (1), then on “Aktion” (Action) (2) and click on “Gehe zu einer Stufe” (Go to stage) (3).

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11. Select “einer Stufe” (to stage)

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12. And then “Ende des Workflows” (End of workflow)

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13. Now click on “Veröffentlichen” (Publish) and your workflow is done.

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14. Now you create a item in your list (I called it “Nummer 1”) and then you have to click on the ellipses (…) and click on Workflows.

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15. Now click on the new created link for your workflow.

Note: We didn’t change the start options of the workflow. So in this case we have to start it manually.

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16. After a page refresh you should be able to see the new created item from the workflow.

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17. If you want to see the details of your workflow you can click on “Stufe 1” (Stage 1).

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18. There you can see the details about your workflow.

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