Reactivate a user account in Project Server

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

After you deactivate a user account, you may need to reactivate it at some later time. Because the user information still exists in the Project Server database, you simply need to change the account status from Inactive to Active.

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.

Reactivate a user account

Use this procedure to reactivate a deactivated Project Web App user account. After you have performed this procedure, the reactivated account is able to access Project Web App.

To reactivate 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, find the user account you want to reactivate. (You can use the Search box to search for a specific user.) Click the user name of the account.

  4. On the Edit User page for the selected user, in the Identification Information section, select Active from the Account Status drop-down list.

  5. Click Save.

See also

Deactivate user accounts in Project Server

Manage Active Directory Resource Pool synchronization in Project Server 2013