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"Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you" when trying to access MySite

Try creating a permission policy for your web application on Central Administration followingly: On Central Administration, navigate to Application Management -> Under Web Applications: Manage web ...
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My Sites Link in Search Resuls is Incorrect (Escaped)

A more global fix can be found by editing Search.ClientControls.js until a permanent fix is found. This will present you with a farm-wide fix, that not only fixes People Search, but other contextual ...
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Where are My Links stored?

The MyLinks control is hidden in SharePoint 2010, but as you point out still present in both 2010 and 2013. The links are part of the User Profile. So they are in the User Profile Database. You can ...
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How to "Change the Look" in My Site?

You can change the "Look and Feel" for My Site using the URL: http://siteurl/mysitecollectionurl/_layouts/15/designgallery.aspx Its the same URL as defined in "Change the look" section of Site ...
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Making global CSS changes in SPO 2013 MySite

Normally I would do this through feature stapling, however it doesn't seem to be supported in SPO/O365. There may be some workarounds though. If you are okay with doing it manually, you can create a ...
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Change the MySite Blog Site Title SP2013

You change it, there are couple of ways. Method 1 using the GUI, this should be done by every user. via site setting Site settings >> Click on Title, description, and icon Link under "Look and ...
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How to correctly migrate Sharepoint 2013 Mysites to 2016

There're some considerations that should be aware when planning to My Site upgrade. Before upgrading the My Site Host and the personal site collections, you must upgrade the Managed Metadata service ...
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Newsfeed not showing up on personal sites

The result of our chat: This error can be due to a number of things. Check that the users Personal site collection is actually created: If so, Make sure the Personal Site Capabilities on the ...
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"Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you" when trying to access MySite

Had the same problem, found this here (worked for me): If you have credential for account who has rights on site then, by simply hitting below URL, you can have prompt to login prompt. http:/...
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Can I have People Search without using My Sites?

You need to setup a MySites host in order to take advantage of profiles. You do not need to have mysites enabled for people search to work. If you're worried about MySites being enabled you can ...
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Increase Limit of 3 Mentions per Post

I can confirm that this is the behaviour. And I do not see a way to configure/override this at the moment. Therefore I would log a case with MS support to see if this can be made configurable. Some ...
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My site and AD?

in this case msdn is you best friend. As i created it for the company that i work for i could answer this for you ;) mysite limmit for webapplication first you need to understand what is a mysite? ...
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SharePoint Documents after employee leaves

This is only partial true. The Statements you made were to General. The System only applies to the MySite of the Employee. The Default behavior is to grant the manager 2 weeks of access to the mysite ...
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Enable/Disable site features from powershell

If you are farm-admin and you can use server-code. PowerShell can be used. Use Enable-SPFeature or Disable-SPFeature If you use Get-SPFeature keep in mind, that (mostly) only enabled features are ...
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Restore a previous version of My Site pages

TRY THIS BELOW STEPS Go to Site page Location -> Click on PAGE ribbon -> Select VERSIONS option -> you will get ALL VERSIONS of the PAGE -> Then Click on MODIFIED LINK (Which version you want to ...
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Programmatically retrieve the MySite URL of user

using (SPSite site = new SPSite(userProfile.PersonalSite.ID, this.Site.Zone)) { string redirectURL = SPUrlUtility.CombineUrl(site.Url, SourceUrl); CommonHelper.RedirectToPage(redirectURL, false, ...
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Context Search box on MySite does not redirect to Search Center when Search Results WebPart is on the same page

This is due to the search box web part automatically connecting to the search results as part of that webparts default behavior. Unfortunately from the search results web part you cannot disconnect ...
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Masterpage Feature Stapling not applied to Blog (SharePoint 2013)

Can you apply your theme via the UI? Is your feature activated/deployed on your blog? The .master needs to be in the blog web in under _catalogs/masterpage. Also make sure you configured your ...
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My Sites Link in Search Resuls is Incorrect (Escaped)

This issue is resolved in the September 2014 Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2013. Please use this rather than any workarounds. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2995904
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Apply look and feel to mysite automatically

Your best option is to build a Feature Stapling which sets the styling for My Sites. I'd recommend using this tutorial to achieve the results you've required. Feature Stapling is quite widely used, ...
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Changing Left navigation in MySite (my content) for all users

If you want the links to be added globally for everyone, one way to do it could be by using jQuery and javascript in your MySite master page to add the links. I want to mention that this trick would ...
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hide folder in SharePoint 2013

As a workaround, you could create an empty SharePoint group, and set the permission on the folders toi that group only. It won't be shown to regular users, but owners and administrators would still ...
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"About Me" missing - SharePoint onPremise

You need to activate the Farm-level Feature: Social Tags and Note Board Ribbon Controls Once that feature is enabled, the "About Me" will replace "My Settings" in the dropdown under your Username.
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Allow manager to edit MySite profile?

It is little complicated, how many managers you want to give this kind of permission? If one then it really easy, otherwise create a group and add all managers in it then delegate them Manage Profile ...
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Feature code not upgrading

We had the same problem couple of months ago, after digging too much we open a MSFT case. Here how we solve it. After updating the wsp, we check if new dll deployed. We also check if updated DLL ...
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Change MySite template

I can suggest you two blogs which I just read because I was planning to do the same as you are. What is feature stapling and how to achieve it here. How to create a list with data whenever a site is ...
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SharePoint URL contains extra string "My"

someone set it already in Manage Profile Service > User Profile Service > setup my Site (My site HOST) Changed it to correct URL.
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Difference between "Ask me about" and "Skills"

their is differece between both of properties. Ask Me About basically map to SPS-Responsibility user profile Proptery. Which explain, basically it is your responsibilities at the job. Which might be ...
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Synced user cannot be found - EnsureUser - AD - SharePoint 2013

I reconfigured the peoplepicker and it worked like a charm. $wa.PeoplePickerSettings.SearchActiveDirectoryDomains.Clear();
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Redirect search from My site to Intranet

If you go to Site Settings > Search Settings > Send queries to a custom results page URL, you can send your results to the Search Center using the Search Center URL property, thus: {SearchCenterURL}/...
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