How to Delete a SharePoint 2013 Group ?


Managing user permissions in SharePoint 2013 becomes extremely easy with Groups. It may be required at times for you to delete a User Group created earlier. It should be noted that deleting a SharePoint Group removes all permissions for all members of that group.


In order to delete a User group in SharePoint 2013, you need to follow steps given below –

Step 1:

Click Settings


Step 2:

Go to Site Settings


sharepoint Site Settings


Step 3:

Click “People and Groups” given under “Users and Permissions


sharepoint Users and Permissions


Step 4:

Under “Home Members“, click the “More” option.


sharepoint Home Members


Step 5:

Select the User group you want to delete. In our case, we selected “Leadership


sharepoint - Leadership


Step 6:

In the new Edit Links page, navigate to the page bottom and click “Delete


You will get a pop up seeking confirmation to delete the Group. Click “OK” to confirm changes.


sharepoint - Delete


The User Group “Leadership” will now no longer be available in your SharePoint.


That’s the simple procedure to delete an existing SharePoint 2013 User Group. If you want to learn more on SharePoint 2013 or even its previous editions, you can browse through the tutorials given at our website.


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