SharePoint Online: Delete User from User Information List

Problem: Deleted user accounts still appears in SharePoint Online People Picker! Need to remove user from user information list! Root Cause: When a SharePoint Online user browses to a site, SharePoint creates an entry in “User Information List” to cache the user information. SharePoint syncs this list from the user profile when…

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How to Change a Group Name in SharePoint Online?

Requirement: Change Group Name in SharePoint Online SharePoint Online: Change Group Name To rename a SharePoint Online user group, navigate to: Site settings >> Site permissions >> Click on the group name On the group page, Click on the “Group Settings” from Settings Menu Provide a name for your SharePoint Online group….

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SharePoint Online: Delete Group using PowerShell

Requirement: SharePoint Online Delete Group using PowerShell How to Delete a SharePoint Online Group? Here is how to remove a user group in SharePoint Online: Login to your SharePoint Online site >> Click on Settings gear >> Click Site Settings. On the Site Settings page, click on “People and groups” under the…

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SharePoint Online: PowerShell to Get Group Members

Requirement: Get SharePoint Online Group Members using PowerShell How to Get Group Members in SharePoint Online? If you’re a SharePoint administrator, you know that there’s a lot of work involved in managing permissions. Whether on-premise or online, it can be difficult to keep track of who has access to what and when…

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SharePoint Online: Set “Who Can View Group Membership” to Everyone using PowerShell

Requirement: Set Who Can View Group Membership to Everyone How to Set Who Can View Group Membership to Everyone in SharePoint Online? Follow these steps to change who can view group membership in SharePoint Online: Go to Site Settings >>  People and Groups Pick the SharePoint Online group you want to change…

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SharePoint Online: Export Site Collection Administrators to CSV Report

Requirement: Get Site Collection Administrators Report for SharePoint Online. You must have site collection Admin rights, in order to get existing site collection administrators of a SharePoint Online site through PowerShell! PowerShell to Get Site Collection Administrators in SharePoint Online and Export to CSV: Let’s get site collection admins of all SharePoint…

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SharePoint Online: Find and Delete Orphaned Users using PowerShell

What is “Orphaned Users” in SharePoint Online? In short, orphaned users are those who deleted from the authentication provider (such as removed from Active Directory when the user leaves the organization), and still continue to exist in SharePoint Online sites! Scanning each user in the SharePoint Online site collection for orphaned users…

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SharePoint Online: Enable or Disable “Everyone” Group using PowerShell

Requirement: Disable Everyone group in SharePoint Online. “Everyone” claims in SharePoint Online consists of all users already having access to the site – This includes all accounts from the authentication provider (typically Active Directory) as well as any external accounts that are invited to the tenant. This is equivalent to the “all…

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