Modify user account information

  1. From the home page (home page: The main page of a Web site. A home page usually has hyperlinks to other pages, both inside and outside the site.) for a SharePoint site, on the top link bar, click Site Settings.
  2. On the Site Settings page, under Manage My Information , click View information about site users.
  3. Click the user account you want to modify.
  4. Click Edit User Information.
  5. Specify the new user information for this account.
  6. To assign administrative rights for this site collection (site collection: A set of Web sites on a virtual server that have the same owner and share administration settings. Each site collection contains a top-level Web site and can contain one or more subsites.) to this user, select Site collection administrator.
  7. Click Save and Close.

 Note   The User Information page displays the account names of only those users who have used the site. To modify the account of a user who has not accessed the site, delete the account and then recreate it with the updated information.

Applies to:
Deployment Center 2003, Windows Sharepoint Services 2.0