Resolve all the below SharePoint designer login issue for SharePoint – Office 365
Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2013 can be used to create workflows, change design of classic pages and do much more. When you work on SP Designer 2013 with Office 365 SharePoint Online, you may experience some in SharePoint Designer login issue. Follow this post to resolve all the issues related to SharePoint Designer.
Some of the prompts that you can get in SharePoint Designer login issues are as below
- SharePoint Designer Unable to connect to SharePoint Online.
- SharePoint Designer showing 403 error when connecting SharePoint Online.
- There is a problem with your account, please try again later.
- SharePoint Designer “Your account is in a bad state“. Please sign-in to this account online.
SharePoint Designer Login Issues
Office 2013, including SharePoint Designer 2013, is not configured to use ADAL
Resolution for SharePoint Designer login Issue 1 and 2
Of late we have been experiencing the same issue in SharePoint Designer login with O365 account. Investigating into it reveals that Office 2013, the common part where SharePoint Designer 2013 is a member of, is not configured to use ADAL (Modern or MFA Authentication)
Anyways, to fix this issue, set the value of the EnableADAL registry key to 1 and check the Version registry key. For the two registry keys, see Enable Modern Authentication for Office 2013 on Windows devices.
Step 1: Verify your Admin access in the SharePoint site
Check SharePoint Designer version and make sure you have the latest one. Or else please use these two links to update the SharePoint designer https://support.microsoft.com/help/3114721
Clear the local cache files of Designer:
1. Close SharePoint Designer 2013.
2. On the local computer, remove all files found in each of the following folders.
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Web Server Extensions\Cache
Open SharePoint Designer 2013 and enter the account again to see if it works.
enable modern authentication for any Windows devices that have Office 2013 installed https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/admin/security-and-compliance/enable-modern-authentication. This might help to resolve the issue.
You can also check this MS forum link. It has the answer in more detail.
Step 4: Mandatory
Administrators will need to Allow Custom Script in the SharePoint Admin Center settings to allow the SharePoint Designer connection. See Allow or prevent custom script for more information.
- Close SharePoint Designer.
- Open IE, login to the SharePoint site which you are trying to connect through Designer
- Do not close IE and close SharePoint Designer.
if you have followed all the steps, it should work!
Thank you for reading, I hope this post has helped you in resolving your SharePoint designer login issue.
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