Accessing administration options on the Settings page

Staff need the Manage settings permission to access most but not all the administration options on the Settings page in the Shopify admin. This table lists the minimum required permissions that staff need to access the different options on the Settings page. However, staff members usually need to have more permissions to edit the settings within each option.

For more information about staff permissions, refer to Description of staff permissions.

table description
Settings option Description Minimum required permissions
Store details Enables you to view and update your store details.
  • Manage settings
Plan

Enables you to view your Shopify plan.

Any staff member can view the plan details, but only the store owner or staff members with the Manage plan permission can make changes to the plan. Only the store owner can pause or deactivate the store.

Billing

Enables you to manage your payment methods for purchases and bills in Shopify.

For merchants in the United States, this option is in the Finances section of the Shopify admin.

  • View billing and receive billing emails
Users and permissions

Enables you to manage what your staff can view and manage in your store.

If a staff member doesn't have any Administration permissions, then they can edit their own account information, but they can't manage any other staff accounts. For more information about the permissions that are required to manage other staff accounts, refer to the description of staff permissions.

Payments

Enables you to activate and manage your store's payment providers and payout information.

If a staff member only has the Manage settings permission, then they can only access the payment information.

If a staff member has both the Manage settings and Manage other payment settings permissions, then they can manage payment settings.

If a staff member has both the Manage settings and View Shopify Payments payouts permissions, then they can access Shopify Payments payout information.

Note: For merchants in the United States, the Payouts option is in the Finances section of the Shopify admin.

  • Manage settings
Checkout Enables you to customize your online checkout process.
  • Manage settings
Shipping and delivery Enables you to manage how you ship orders to your customers.
  • Manage settings
Taxes and duties Enables you to manage how your store charges taxes and duties.
  • Manage settings
Locations Enables you to manage the places where you stock inventory, fulfill orders, and sell products.
  • Locations
Gift cards Enables you to activate Apple Wallet passes and to set gift card expiry dates.
  • Gift cards
Markets Enables you to manage the different countries and regions where you sell your products and services.
  • Manage settings
  • Domains
  • Dashboards
  • Reports
  • Products
Apps and sales channels Enables you to manage the apps and sales channels that you use to sell your products and services.
  • Manage and install apps and channels
Domains Enables you to buy a new domain through Shopify or to connect your third-party domain to Shopify.
  • Domains
Brand Enables you to manage your brand assets so that you can use them across multiple sales channels.
  • Manage settings
Notifications Enables you to manage the notifications that are sent to you and to your customers.
  • Manage settings
Metafields Enables you to extend your store by adding new fields.
  • Manage settings
Files Enables you to upload images, videos, and documents.
  • Manage settings
Languages Enables you to manage the languages that your customers can view on your store.
  • Manage settings
Policies Enables you to manage your store's policies about refunds, privacy, and terms of service, and shipping.
  • Manage settings

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