You can change the SharePoint site owner if you have administrative privileges on the site. Log in and follow the instructions below for your version of SharePoint.

Important: Changes of SharePoint site owner made through the SharePoint site will not be reflected in HostPilot.

SharePoint 2013

  1. Go to Settings > Site Settings > Site Collection Administrators.
  2. Add the user that you want to set as the new Site Owner. Click OK.
  3. Go to Settings > Site Settings > Site Permissions. Choose Access Request Settings.
  4. Replace the current email address with the email address of the user that you are setting as the Site Owner > Click OK.
  5. Once the changes are applied, you can go back and remove the previous site owner from Site Collection Administrators if that user should no longer have administrative access.