If you are working on a SharePoint site and you find that it is locked and you can’t do anything with it , this is the article and video for you.

There are five steps to walking a SharePoint Site.

  1. Download the latest SharePoint PowerShell Shell if you don’t already have it
  2. Launch the Sharepoint Management Shell or Windows Terminal as an administrator
  3. Enter this command to connect to your Sharepoint Online service and enter your credentials
    Connect-SPOService -Url https://[your SharePoint url].sharepoint.com
    ie: Connect-SPOService -Url https://mattformayor-admin.sharepoint.com
  4. Enter this command to set the SharePoint site to be unlocked
    Set-SPOSite -Identity “[your SharePoint SITE url” -LockState “unlock”
    ie. Set-SPOSite -Identity “https://mattformayor.sharepoint.com/sites/ipwgroup” -LockState “unlock”


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