External user unable to edit item added to members group RRS feed

  • Question

  • Please suggest

    I added an external user to the visitors group at the starting in SharePoint site and later on moved to Members group but the external user now unable to edit the items how can I resolve this problem. 

    Monday, January 30, 2017 11:38 PM

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  • The only way is to remove them from the sharepoint site

      1. Browse to the Office 365 admin center at
      2. Under service settings, click Manage Organization-wide settings.
      3. On the menu on the left side, click sites and document sharing, and then click Remove individual external users.
      4. Select the external user who must be removed, and then click the Delete icon.
    • All other subscriptions must use the SharePoint Online Management Shell.

      Note This option doesn't apply to Office 365 Small Business (P) organizations. 

      For more information about how to use the SharePoint Online Management Shell, go to the following Microsoft website:
      1. Start the SharePoint Online Management Shell.
      2. Type the following cmdlet:
        $cred = Get-Credential 
        In the Windows PowerShell Credential required dialog box, type your site collection admin account and password, and then click OK.
      3. Connect to SharePoint Online, and then type the following cmdlet:
        Connect-SPOService -Url https://<contoso> -Credential $cred 
      4. Remove the user from each site collection by using the following cmdlet:
        $ExtUser = Get-SPOExternalUser -filter 

        Note Replace the placeholder with the account for your scenario).
      5. Type the following cmdlet:
        Remove-SPOExternalUser -UniqueIDs @($ExtUser.UniqueId) 

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    Monday, January 30, 2017 11:54 PM
  • Hi,

    Please check the item has been shared with external user. Example , If a document in the document library, check that document has been shared with him link shown in this image.

    Murugesa Pandian | MCPD | MCTS | SharePoint 2010 |

    Tuesday, January 31, 2017 11:03 AM
  • Thank you
    Tuesday, January 31, 2017 7:48 PM
  • Thank you
    Tuesday, January 31, 2017 7:48 PM