In this tutorial, we will learn about how to change the version settings in SharePoint Online and how they are changed in O365. Version settings in the lists and libraries enables you to track and manage information as it evolves and to view and recover earlier versions, if necessary. SharePoint list versions are maintained in a normal way but the documents it maintains are strictly major and minor versions.
If you see something that looks familiar, click the image to get more information about that SharePoint version.

Click versioning settings link in the Library/List Settings page.

The sections of the versioning Settings page include Content Approval, Document Version History, Draft Item Security and Require Check Out (libraries only).

In the Content Approval section, select Yes in answer to require content approval for the submitted items

In the document version history, we can choose the version settings

  • No versioning
  • Create major versions
  • Create major and minor versions

We can choose the number of versions, and the Draft Item Security section determines which users can see draft items in the document library.

Click the document and check the versions, as shown below.

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