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2093493 - Super User/Admin is not able to edit other employees' profile photo


Super User/Admin is not able to edit photo of other employees in Employee Profile;

Admins are only able to edit their own profile photo.

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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Profile

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the profile of an employee;
  2. On the Header, see there is no option allowing change of profile photo.


Permission to edit profile picture is missing.


In order to enable permission to edit profile photo follow the steps below:

  1. Navigate to "Manage Permission Roles";
  2. Open the concerning role;
  3. Click "Permissions...";
  4. Select "Employee Data";
  5. Enable "Edit" pemission to "Photo".

Please note: Do not forget to check role's target population and make sure the target employee is included on it.

After that, the following option should be available: