When a user request access to our team site and I approve his/her request then the user is added to the team site members and should be added to the team site visitors instead. Is this a common behavior, or is this set as default somewhere in SharePoint?


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Yes, if you have clicked directly on the Approve button it will be added to the Members group by default.

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To Specify which group (Like visitors group) you need to do the following:

  • At the pending Requests Click on eclipse ...
  • Specify the Group Name

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