Manage member roles

View and manage roles of members to ensure proper access and restrictions

In BrowserStack, every person has a role, each with its own level of permissions and access. Roles determine what access does any member have within an Organization account on BrowserStack. A user logged in to BrowserStack can view their role from the Summary section as shown:

Users Tab

Roles in Browserstack

There are administrative roles that are designed for people who are responsible for managing users, their access and multiple settings in BrowserStack. Non-administrative roles lets people to run tests, view test data on product dashboards and Test Insights, and access key features.

Roles

Details about the roles and associated permissions (for each type of role) are outlined below:

Role Details
Owner An owner of an Organization on BrowserStack, is the member that has purchased the subscription. An owner has all privileges which include buying, upgrading, downgrading and cancelling subscriptions, modifying product access privileges, inviting and removing members from an Organization, and changing member roles. Each Organization can only have one owner.
Admin An admin is a member that has privileges which include modifying product access privileges for other members, inviting and removing members from an Organization and changing member roles. An Organization can have more than one admin.
User A user is a member who can use the products for which access privileges have been granted and can invite other users. A Organization can have multiple users, invited by an admin or the owner.
Note:
  1. If teams are created within an Organization account on BrowserStack, then each team can have members with Admin or User roles.
  2. Teams is an Enterprise Feature. Learn more about Enterprise plans.

Who can modify role of any member

In Browserstack, your ability to modify the role of any member is dependent upon your current role. Below is a table which summarizes the behaviour:

Role Can modify role for
Owner All members
Admin All members (except Owner)
Team Admin Only for their team members
User None
Note: If Auto User Provisioning is enabled for your organization, User can be added and managed from the organization’s Identity Provider or User Management depending on the settings.

How to modify role of a member

Role in Browserstack can be modified by performing the following steps:

  1. Click the Users tab in the User Management page. Users Tab
  2. Find the user (whose role needs to be modified) in the Users table.
  3. Hover over the Role entry for the user and click on the Edit pencil icon visible Edit Role
  4. Select the new Role from the dropdown and click Save Role Change

How to modify role for members in bulk

Browserstack allows you to perform bulk actions for modifying role by performing the following steps:

  1. Click the Users tab in the User Management page. Users Tab
  2. Select the records you want to edit. You can apply a filters to your table to filter out the records you want to edit.
    • To edit a few individual records, select the checkboxes next to the records you want to edit.
    • To edit all of the records, select the checkbox at the top left of the table. Users Tab
  3. Click Action from top of the table and select Modify Role
  4. Select the Role you want to assign to all selected records from the dropdown and click Save

    Bulk Role

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