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Check the user permissions in SharePoint 2013 Online

Posted By:Kaviya Balasubramanian       Posted Date: January 31, 2014    Points: 200    Category: SharePoint    URL: http://www.dotnetspark.com  

In this article I would like to share the steps to check the user permissions on SharePoint site

What is SharePoint permission?

Permissions enable users to access resources that they need.

You can associate permissions with permission levels and also associate permission levels with users and SharePoint groups.

Users and SharePoint groups are associated with securable objects, such as sites, lists, list items, libraries, folders within lists and libraries, and documents.

Steps to check the user permission 

Use the following steps to check user permission in SharePoint site.

Step 1: Open your site, then click on the settings and from the drop down choose the site settings as shown below,

Step 2: On your site settings page, click on the "Site Permission" under the Users and Permission as shown below,

Step 3: When you click on the site permissions in the site settings page, you will be navigated to permission page as in the following.

Step 4: Then click on the check the user permission from "check Permission" option in the Check section from the top ribbon bar as shown as below.

Step 5: After you click on the "check Permission" option in the Check section from the top ribbon bar, you will get the below pop up as in following

Step 6: On the pop, you can provide the user name in text box as shown below

Step 7: Click on the "check" button to check the user, after you enter the user name on text box as shown below,

"Finally you will get the results "


In this article we have explored how to check the user permissions on SharePoint site. I hope that now you can check the user permission on your site. Happy learning.

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