How to Change Site Collection Administrators in SharePoint

This SharePoint tutorial explains, how to change the site collection administrators in SharePoint through central administration. In the same way, we can change the site collection administrator in SharePoint 2019/2016/2013/2010.

Site collection administrators will receive any quota or auto-deletion notices and have full control over all content in the site collection.

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To change this Open SharePoint 2019/2016/2013/2010 central administration. Then click on Application Management. Then under Site Collections click on “Change site collection administrators”.

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This will open the SharePoint Site Collection Administrators page.

If the site collection to which you want to add an administrator is listed, select the URL of the site collection, and then click OK.

If the site collection is not listed, click the arrow next to the web application name, click Change Web Application, select the name of the web application that contains the site collection, select the URL of the site collection, and then click OK. Click on Change Collection Administrator under a Site collection.

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In the primary site collection administrator or Secondary site collection administrator area, either type the name of the user whom you want to add by using the format domain\username or select the user by using the address book.

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Click OK.

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This tutorial, we learned how to change the site collection administrator from the SharePoint central administration page in SharePoint 2019/2016/2013/2010.

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