I have a SharePoint application which I've built using javascript on a single page (not using an app). I have to make calls to the user profile service to retrieve properties like Manager and Business Area etc for whoever the current user selects in a people picker using REST. This works fine when I'm the current user as I'm a 365 global admin, but other users get access denied on the REST call. Presumably they don't have permission to read user profile properties for other users with REST. How would I get round this?


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You'd need to elevate the app permissions. User Profile Service use tenant/farm level permissions.

    <AppPermissionRequest Scope="http://sharepoint/social/tenant" Right="FullControl" />

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