Recently one of my clients said, in one of the document library in SharePoint Online, it is asking to check out before modification, but in another document library it is not asking. The message it is showing as “You must check out this item before making changes. Do you want to check out this item now?” It shows like below:
You must check out this item before making changes
We need to change the Require Check Out option. For this: Open document library settings page and then click on Versioning settings which is under General Settings.
Then in the Versioning Settings page, go to the “Require Check Out” option and choose “No” for “Require documents to be checked out before they can be edited?“. It should look like below:
After this setting, it will not ask to check out the file before modification.
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This SharePoint Online tutorial, we learned how to fix error, You must check out this item before making changes. Do you want to check out this item now?
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”