Modify user accounts in Project Server

Summary: Edit user accounts by using the Manage Users page in Project Web App Settings.
Applies to: Project Server 2016, Project Server 2013

In Project Server permission mode, you can modify existing account information for any user. You might want to do this, for example, if a resource name is changed or if a resource changes roles in your organization.


If you are using SharePoint permission mode, see Plan SharePoint groups in Project Server for information about managing users in Project Web App.

Before you begin


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Before you begin this operation, review the following information about prerequisites:

  • Read Manage users in Project Server .

  • You must have access to Project Web App.


    The Manage users and groups global permission in Project Web App is required to complete this procedure.

Modify a user account

Use this procedure to modify an existing Project Web App user account.

To modify a user account

  1. On the Project Web App home page, on the Settings menu, click Project Web App Settings.

  2. On the Server Settings page, in the Security section, click Manage Users.

  3. On the Manage Users page, in the Users list, click the name of the user that you want to edit.

  4. On the Edit User page for the selected user, make your changes to the user account information. For information about each option on the page, see Add user accounts in Project Server.

  5. Click Save.

See also

Manage users in Project Server

Add user accounts in Project Server

Manage Active Directory Resource Pool synchronization in Project Server 2013