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Force UndoCheckout or checkin using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013

In this post, we will discuss how we can forcefully UndoCheckOut a page using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013. Sometimes when you will try using a browser you will not be able to UndoCheckout a page. In that case, PowerShell will be very much helpful.

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Below is the PowerShell command to UndoCheckOut default.aspx page from Pages document library.

Add-PSSnapin “Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell”
$targetWeb = “https://SiteURL”
$targetLibrary = “Pages”
$fileName = “default.aspx”

$myWeb = Get-SPWeb $targetWeb
$myLib = $myWeb.GetFolder($targetLibrary)
$myFile = $myLib.Files | ? {$ -eq $fileName}



Also you can use the below PowerShell command:
$web = Get-SPWeb https://SiteURL
$list = $web.Lists[“Pages”]
$file = $list.GetItemById(1); // ID of the file with the issue

You can check the item id from the Pages document library from the document library.

Hope this will be helpful.

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I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site

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