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2278876 - Enable Notes - SuccessFactors


This article describes how to enable notes in SuccessFactors.


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  1. Contact SAP SuccessFactors Support to enable notes from the backend. This turns on the yellow popup notes. Support staff needs to check the option 'Enable notes' in provisioning.
  2. If you have Role Based Permissions enabled in your instance, please follow the below steps now:
    1. Navigate to Admin Center->Manage Permission Roles. Select the desired role by which you would like to grant this permission. Click Permission-> General user permission -> Permission to Create Notes.
  3. Please follow these steps if you are using the default permission model and DO NOT have Role Based Permissions enabled.
    1. Navigate to Admin Center->Permission to Create Notes->select the desired user ->Grant permission.
    2. Navigate to Admin Center->Configure Employee Files. Check the box under Show/Hide for Notes.


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