Q: How do I make an account a SharePoint site collection administrator?

A: To make a user a SharePoint site collection administrator, perform the following:

  1. Connect to the SharePoint Central Administration site.
  2. Select Site Settings from the Site Actions drop-down menu.
  3. Under Users and Permissions, click Site collection administrators (see the screen shot below):

  4. Enter the names of the new site collection administrators, separated by a semicolon (;) and click OK.

Those users will now be SharePoint site collection administrators.

To see more FAQs for Windows, virtualization, SharePoint, System Center, and other issues you might have, click at John Savill's FAQs.

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