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Using people picker and term picker in Internet Explorer and Edge

People pickers and term pickers might cause issues when using Internet Explorer or the new Edge browser. This can be resolved by adding your SharePoint domain and the WorkPoint Administration to the same security zone. We will be adding these domains to the trusted sites security zone.

To apply these settings to the new Edge browser, follow these steps in Internet Explorer as both browsers use the same internet settings.

Finding the correct WorkPoint Administration domain
Finding the correct WorkPoint Administration domain
  1. Click on the cogwheel in the top right corner of your screen to expand the settings menu
  2. Click on WorkPoint Administration
Copy from the URL
Copy from the URL
  1. Copy the domain in the URL (ending in ".net")
Internet Explorer security zones
Internet Explorer security zones
  1. Start Internet Explorer and open Options by clicking here
  2. Open the Internet options here
Edit sites for Trusted sites zone
Edit sites for Trusted sites zone
  1. Go the the Security tab by pressing here
  2. Press Trusted sites
  3. Press sites to open the configuration
Trust the given sites
Trust the given sites
  1. Enter the URL of your SharePoint domain
  2. Press Add
  3. Repeat step 1 and 2 with the URL of the WorkPoint Administration domain (the URL we found in the very first step of this article)
  4. Close and press OK

SharePoint domain example:https://contoso.sharepoint.com

WorkPoint RC: https://wp365-rc.azurewebsites.net

WorkPoint Main: https://wp365-main.azurewebsites.net

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