SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

2869177 - About Me Character Limit - Employee Profile


  • Customer wants to configure the About Me text limit.

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  • SAP SuccessFactors People Profile

Reproducing the Issue

  • In the People Profile header, click Header > About Me.
  • Scroll down and enter your introductory text.



  • If Allow employees to enter an introductory text is checked in Configure People Profile > General Settings, users can enter a short text about themselves, of up to 500 characters, which is visible in the profile header.


  • There is currently no option to control the character limit (decrese and/or increase). The only option available is to switch it on or off.


  • If this feature is important, please raise an enhancement request per KBA 2090228 - How to Submit Enhancement Requests for SAP SuccessFactors Products.

See Also


About Me, People Profile, People Profile Header , KBA , LOD-SF-EP-PP3 , People Profile (PP3) , Product Enhancement


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