I have accidentally deleted some users from the site's members and owners groups. How do I restore these users back to the site?


Add them as rjcup3 says or recover the site from backup to a different URL and compare groups. Those are the only options really.


You can edit group membership by clicking Site Actions > Site Permissions > click the group > New > Add Users > select the users > click OK.

  • Actually i dont remember the users whom i deleted :(
    – spStacker
    May 2 '12 at 18:40
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    Good luck buddy. May 2 '12 at 18:40
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    Sit around and wait for someone to start freaking out about why they don't have rights anymore? Quickly fix it and tell them it must have been a glitch? May 2 '12 at 18:41
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    LOL @rjcup3. I think we need a user recycle bin. May 2 '12 at 18:48

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