Check Permissions for a Person or Site on SharePoint

The following will include steps to check permissions for an individual or a security group, permissions for a site, and checking permissions for a list and list item.

i. Check the permissions for an individual or a security group

1. Click [Site Actions] and then click [Site Settings].

2. On the [Site Settings] page, in the [Users and Permissions] group, select [Site Permissions].

Check Permissions for a person or site on SharePoint

3. On the ribbon of the permissions page, click [Check Permissions].

Check Permissions for a person or site on SharePoint

4. In the [Check Permissions] dialog box, type the name of the person or group you want to check, and then click [Check Now].

Check Permissions for a person or site on SharePoint

ii. Check the permissions for a site

1. Click [Site Actions], and then click [Site Settings].

2. On the [Site Settings] page, in the Users Permissions group, click [Site Permissions].

Check Permissions for a person or site on SharePoint

The Permissions page displays all the users and security groups with access to the site, along with the permission levels assigned to them.

The Permissions page displays all the users and security groups with access to the site, along with the permission levels assigned to them.

iii. Check the permission for a list

1. Open the list or library you want to check.
2. On the ribbon, click the [List] or [Library] tab -> [Settings] group and click on [List Permissions] button to go to the list permission page. The page displays all the users and security groups that have access to the list, along with the permission levels assigned to them.

Check Permissions for a person or site on SharePoint

iv. Check the permissions for a list item

1. Click the list item for which you want to view users and security groups to open the dialog box for the item properties.
2. In the item dialog box, click [Manage Permissions]. The permissions page displays all the users and security groups (and their assigned permission levels) that have access to this piece of content.

Check Permissions for a person or site on SharePoint

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