How to Set Permissions in SharePoint Online/2013/2016 Site

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This SharePoint tutorial explains how to set permissions in SharePoint Online or SharePoint 2013/2016 sites.

We will also discuss how we can edit permissions in SharePoint groups and also how we can check user permissions in SharePoint Online or in SharePoint 2013/2016/2019.

Set permissions in SharePoint Site

Step 1: Login to your SharePoint site -> Go to the Settings gear icon in the right side of the page -> Click on Site settings.

permission settings in sharepoint
permission settings in sharepoint

Step 2: Click on site permissions under user and permissions .

SharePoint site permissions
SharePoint site permissions

Step 3: When you click on site permissions, you will redirect to user.aspx page where you can find all groups along with SharePoint users.

SharePoint permission groups
SharePoint permission groups

Step 4: If you want to add any users in a group then open any of the group and add the user as below screenshot. Next click on Share button so that the newly added user will receive an email confirmation.

sharepoint site permission settings
sharepoint site permission settings

How to edit the groups in SharePoint

Step 1: Select the SharePoint group which you want to modify, then click on Edit user permissions on top of the button.

edit sharepoint group permissions
edit sharepoint group permissions

Step 2: Next check the required permissions and click on OK to confirm.

edit sharepoint group permissions
edit sharepoint group permissions

How to check user is belong to in which group in SharePoint

Step 1: We can easily check user permissions in SharePoint sites. Click on Check permissions in top of the link.

check user permission in sharepoint
check user permission in sharepoint

Step 2: Next enter your User Name or any other user name to find the user in which group.

check user permission in sharepoint online
check user permission in sharepoint online

Step 3: Next it will show the details groups name where the same user is present.

check user permission in sharepoint 2013
check user permission in sharepoint 2013

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This is all about the Permissions in SharePoint Online and 2013/2016/2019.

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About Rajkiran Swain

Rajkiran is currently working as a SharePoint Consultant in QATAR . Rajkiran having 6 + years of experience in Microsoft Technologies such as SharePoint 2019/2016/2013/2010, MOSS 2007,WSS 3.0, Migration, Asp.Net, C#.Net, Sql Server, Ajax, jQuery etc.He is C#Corner MVP (2 Times).

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