While working with Access Request list of a site, in the list permissions, I stopped inheriting permissions from parent and then accidentally removed permission for all the groups & users. How can I revert this? Does the Site-collection Admin still has access to this list?

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As I understand, you need to restore inheritance .

  • Go to the list, library, or survey and open it.
  • Go to the Permissions page to the list, library, or survey using the steps in the section above.
  • On the Permissions tab (for a list or a library), click Delete unique permissions.

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For more details check the reference

  • Hi @M.Qassas, thanks for your response. Since I have removed the permission for all users/groups, I don't have access to the list.
    – Obiliraj
    Commented Jul 26, 2016 at 10:34
  • Are you tried to use Site collection administrator / or the farm account I also updated my answer to can achieve it using power shell Commented Jul 26, 2016 at 10:45
  • That PS is for on-prem, the question states Online Commented Jul 26, 2016 at 10:49
  • Not yet. Will try and let you know.
    – Obiliraj
    Commented Jul 26, 2016 at 12:13

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