Do you require a list in SharePoint where users can add items – but only be allowed to view and edit their own items? SharePoint Lists allows you OTB to apply Item-level permissions. Yup – without code or fancy bits!!

Day: 2 of 365, 363 left
Tools: SharePoint Online
Description: How to apply Item-level permissions to list items without customization

Soooo…… how do we do this? Simply go to the list settings > Advanced. Here you’ll see the option to make changes to the Item-Level permissions. See image below to illustrate:

Note: Permissions cannot be applied to views (OTB) and using target audience can be high maintenance. Item-Level permissions applied as above is low maintenance and you don’t need to apply permissions per item as you load them. Sadly this does not apply to document libraries.

Item Level Permissions

You’re welcome!!! See you tomorrow.

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