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2278876 - Enable Notes - Employee Profile


This article describes how to enable notes in the Employee Profile.


SAP SuccessFactors Employee Profile


  1. Contact SAP SuccessFactors Support to enable notes from backend. This turns on the yellow popup notes. Support staff needs to check the option 'Enable notes' in backend.
  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->Employee Views->Check the box under View for Notes. Navigate to General User Permissions and check Permission to Create Notes.
    2. Navigate to Admin Center->Configure Employee Files. Check the box under Show/Hide for 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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