This SharePoint tutorial explains, how to create a SharePoint group and then we will see how to add a user to the SharePoint group. Create and add a user to a SharePoint group by using the browser in SharePoint 2013/2016 or SharePoint Online.
I have used a SharePoint Online site here, but the same steps will work in SharePoint 2013/2016 also.
Create SharePoint group
First, we will see how to create SharePoint group. Open SharePoint Online site and then go to Site Settings then click on “Site permissions” which is under Users and Permissions.
Then in the Site Permissions page click on Create Group button which is presented in the Ribbon.
Then this will open Create Group page. Here provide a Group Name, give a short description in the About Me field and Add a Group Owner etc.
Then in the Give Group Permission to this Site, choose What permission you want to give to the SharePoint group like:
- Full Control
- View Only
You can read an article on How to Create a Custom Permission Level in SharePoint?
Once, you click on Create, the SharePoint group will be created where you can add a user to SharePoint group. The SharePoint group looks like below:
Add user to SharePoint group
Now we can see how we can add user to SharePoint group. In that SharePoint group, click on New -> Add Users like below:
Then it will show the Share dialog box, here provide the username like below and then click on Share like below:
You can see below, the users will be added to the SharePoint group.
You may like following SharePoint group tutorials:
- SharePoint Groups or AD Groups which should we prefer?
- SharePoint 2013 Add User to SharePoint group using REST API
- SharePoint Rest API: Create or Update SharePoint Groups Details
- Nintex Workflow for office 365: Create a user in Office 365 and Add User to SharePoint Group
- SharePoint Create Subsite with Unique Permissions in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online
I hope this SharePoint 2013 Online tutorial explains, how to create a SharePoint group in SharePoint 2013/2016/Online and then I have shown how to add a user to the SharePoint group in SharePoint 2013 Online.
Hello Everyone!! I am Bhawana a SharePoint MVP and having about 10+ years of SharePoint experience as well as in .Net technologies. I have worked in all the versions of SharePoint from wss to Office 365. I have good exposure in Customization and Migration using Nintex, Metalogix tools. Now exploring more in SharePoint 2016 🙂 Hope here I can contribute and share my knowledge to the fullest. As I believe “There is no wealth like knowledge and no poverty like ignorance”