PowerShell: How to Delete Unique Permissions in SharePoint Lists

In this article, I’ll show you how to delete unique permissions in SharePoint lists with the following requirements:

  • Allow users to input Site URL and List Name as needed
  • Show the list of List Names on site
  • Ask users to select numerical order of list
  • Check to see if list exists with Unique permissions or not
  • Reset broken list inheritance
  • Reset Items level inheritance

How does it work?

Download DeleteUniquePermission.ps1 file to your server.

Make sure that your site contains a list that has stopped permission inheritance for both List level and Items level.

Permissions for this list

Permissions for Item

Run PowerShell script and input the parameters as pictured below:

Go back your list and ensure the list has deleted unique permissions as requested above.


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