Default groups missing in site permissions

Joshua Renoe 21 Reputation points
2021-12-08T22:41:41.157+00:00

The site members and site visitors group is missing under site permissions in SharePoint online. Is there a way to get those back?

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  1. Elsie Lu_MSFT 9,751 Reputation points
    2021-12-09T02:26:23.617+00:00

    Hi @Joshua Renoe , welcome to Q&A forum!

    Did you delete groups by mistake? Under normal circumstances, a newly created website will have these default groups.

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    If you want to rebuild the default groups, please follow the steps below:

    1. Go to the affected site, click the gear and select Site settings.
    2. Select Site permissions under Users and Permissions.
    3. Check which default member group is missing in this page. ( Owners, Members, Visitors)
    4. Modify the URL of this page to /_layouts/15/permsetup.aspx.
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    5. Create a new group for the missing default group. (You can also use an existing group.)
    6. Save the changes.

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