I am using SharePoint 2013 and when I am going to set unique permission for sites and pages with SharePoint designer, every thing is working fine.

But when I am going to set unique permission for lists and libraries with manage list permissions in list setting, "stop Inheriting permission" button is inactive and there is no check box per group.

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Note: I am using site collection administrator to this work

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    What is warning in the yellow color behind the dropdown? Try different browser...
    – Waqas Sarwar MVP
    Aug 20, 2017 at 13:28

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If you are a site collection admin and "Stop Inheriting Permissions" is disabled then its not a SharePoint permission issue. It could be

  1. A web browser issue. Try different browser.
  2. Try deleting the web browser cache/temporary internet files/cookies.
  3. Try on a different machine with your login.
  • Thank you very much dear Ahmad , with google chrome it is working fine.
    – amin hadi
    Aug 21, 2017 at 8:46

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