There are times when you need to edit the user profiles and relate some meaningful data other then the default data which the user brings from its active directory or standalone profile.
For this task you need to know where exactly you can modify the user profile.
This article will tell you one possible way of modifying the user profile and relating an email address to the user.
1.Open the Central Administration and from the central administration select the Shared Service Provider link.
2.In the shared service provider open the User Profiles and properties link.
3.After clicking the User Profile link you will be redirected to a page where you will find profile and import settings.On this page click on the view user profiles link, clicking on this link will take you to a page where you will find all the details related to the user, you can edit and save changes inside many of the given user related properties.
4. View User Profile will redirect you to a page where you can find all the users now you can click on any of them and as soon as you click the dropdown around them you will find options saying Edit,Delete and Manage Personal Site, now just click on Edit link to start editing the user profile.
5.Now a detailed screen will be opened for you where you can edit any of the properties among several properties which are there.You can associate work phone,title,office,department, email and many other attributes to the selected user which we are editing.
6.After making all your changes, just click on the Save and Close button at the top of the Information to save your changes.
And that’s all what you need to change the user’s profile, this is one of the method to reach here there can of course be other ways to reach at the same section, i would love to know about some other ways by which you people are manipulating the user profiles.