How do I stop a staff member from changing their own Access permissions?

This article how to adjust your Access settings in order to prevent staff from editing their own Access permissions, making your Phorest system more secure.

If you want to lock down your Access levels so that only one person or a small group of people can change them - then you need to follow the instructions below:

Note: A guide for setting up Access Levels and PIN's can be found here.

Once you have set up Access Levels, then you need to ensure that only the right people have access to change other people's Access Levels.

To do this go to Manager > Access & License Keys, then use the Access Level dropdown menu to select the Access Level you wish to update.


 Useful Tip!

If you're not sure what Access Level is assigned to a particular staff member, go to Manager > Staff Members, and Single-click on the staff member's name. Their Access Level will be displayed on their main profile page.


Once you've selected the relevant Access Level, expand on the Manager section then scroll down and uncheck the Access option, then click Save.

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For added security, you can also uncheck the Create and Edit Staff option which can be found by expanding on Manager then Staff. This will stop a staff member's ability to edit a staff profile, which means they won't be able to change their own Access Level to a higher permission.


To learn more about areas like this in your Phorest system, enroll in our Staff Setup And Access Levels course in Phorest Academy - online, on-demand, and on-the-go learning for busy salon professionals.

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