SharePoint: How to change document library owners

Follow these steps to change document library owners. These directions review how to add or remove a user.


Step 1: Access your document library. Select the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner.


Step 2: Select Library Settings.


Step 3: Select Permissions for this document library.



Step 4: Select the group whose ownership you want to remove. Select Remove User Permissions.


Step 5: To add a user, select Grant Permissions


Step 6: Enter the users name, select share everything in this folder, even items with unique permissions, select Share.


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SharePoint is an online content and document management tool available for students, faculty, and staff to create web sites and manage file libraries.