Add SharePoint Users

To add users to a group, log into SharePoint with your Admin ID and password, and perform the following steps:

  1. Click the Site Actions drop-down menu and select Site Settings.
     
    Site settings link highlighted
  2. Under the Users and Permissions list, click the People and groups link.
     
    People and groups link highlighted.
  3. Click the New drop-down menu and select Add Users.
  4. Enter the following information:
     
    • Users/Groups—Click the Browse (book) icon to search for users. You can search for "all" to select all users in an account or in a domain. Select an entry and click the Add button. Once all users have been added. Click the OK button.
       
      Note: If you enter names manually, click the Check Names (person with check mark) icon to confirm the entry is valid.
    • Add users to a SharePoint group—Click the option button and select a group from the drop-down menu to add these users to a premade group. The users will inherit the existing group's permission level.
    • Give users permission directly—Click the option button to assign direct permissions. Select the check box beside the desired permission level.
    • Send welcome e-mail to the new users—Select the check box to send a notification email to the new user(s) with a link to the site. Add a personal message as desired.
  5. Click the OK button.