Get help with permissions in SharePoint

As an admin for SharePoint, you can grant or restrict access to to site collections, subsites, lists, folders, documents and more. The following articles can help you understand how permissions work in SharePoint, the default levels provided and how to change them, and how groups work with permissions.


Video: Understanding permissions in SharePoint

Article: Understanding permission levels in SharePoint

Plan your permissions strategy

Understanding SharePoint groups

Default SharePoint Groups in SharePoint Online

Working with permissions

How to create and edit Permission Levels

Set up and manage access requests

Create and manage SharePoint groups

Create, edit, or delete a security group

Set up and manage access requests

Manage administrators for a site collection

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