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In admin/people/permissions I checked the boxes next to the "Cancel own user account" and "Select method for canceling own account" but in the user profile (user/NID/edit) the Cancel account button is not present. Why? What could I have forgotten?

I have assigned the right role.

Thank You.

  • By default the user only has to have that cancel permission to cancel their own account or administer users to cancel other peoples accounts. If you have profile 2 module or similar installed then the cancel button will only appear on the main account page, not other profile pages. Do you have any other user permission related modules installed? – rooby Feb 17 '16 at 23:11
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  • Make sure you are not using user 1, because you can't cancel user 1.
  • Clear caches after changing permissions.

Update: Check for any modules you have which may affect Permissions. In this case Administer Users by Role may be lacking some permissions that you need to set.

  • I not using user 1, I have created a new user with a new role. – kb8 Feb 17 '16 at 23:06
  • So let's say you have user2 with the role 'admin'. 'admin' has "Cancel own user account" and "Select method for canceling own account" checked? Did you clear cache? – Japo Domingo Feb 17 '16 at 23:09
  • I created a new role named editor. Created a new account and assign editor as role. Assigned at editor the permissions: "Cancel own user account" and "Select method for canceling own account" But this user can't cancel the account. The button "Cancel account" is not present. – kb8 Feb 17 '16 at 23:14
  • Ok I followed your process step by step on my sandbox vanilla D7 install and can still see the Cancel account. Do you have any other modules set up that affects permissions? – Japo Domingo Feb 17 '16 at 23:19
  • Administer Users by Role, Field Permissions, Role Assign, Profile2 – kb8 Feb 17 '16 at 23:23

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