SAP Help Portal

SAP Help Portal stores documentation for SAP products and other related information. The help documentation can be very useful for beginners to explore the features of SAP software. This article will guide you how to navigate through the SAP Help portal for information you require. There is vast information out there as vast as the SAP software is. So the advice is: don't be lost and remain specific in what you are looking for.

Let us start with the Home page - SAP Help Portal. You get links on the top for various SAP solutions and related topics. We will see how to find the info we are looking for:

Suppose you are interested in the SAP application Personnel Administration (PA) from SAP HR module. To reach documentation for PA, follow the navigation (links in red rectangles) mentioned below:

1- Follow the link SAP Business Suite:

SAP Help Portal
SAP Help Portal
SAP Business Suite is the family of SAP solutions for an enterprise and has SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC), Customer Relationship Management(SAP CRM), SAP Supply Chain Management (SAP SCM), etc.

2- Follow SAP Enterprise Resource Planning:

SAP Help Portal: SAP ERP
SAP Help Portal: SAP ERP
SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP ERP) is only one component of the SAP Business Suite. It is the central component having SAP modules like Human Resources (SAP HR), Financial Accounting (SAP FI), Materials Management (SAP MM), Production Planning (SAP PP), etc.

3- Follow Application Help:

SAP ERP Application Help
SAP ERP Application Help
It takes you down in the page to the required section:

SAP ERP Application Help

4- Now, you have reached the page for SAP ERP and you can see the product information on the right side. To continue with our quest, follow the link SAP ERP Central Component (ECC):

SAP ERP Application Help

and, then Human Resources:

SAP ECC: SAP HR

and next, Personnel Management (PA):
SAP ERP - SAP HR - PA

5- Follow the link for Personnel Administration (PA-PA).
SAP ERP - SAP HR - PA

And finally, you are there ! PA is one of the main application in HR module. Here on, you can start exploring the documentation in the PA module. On the left side, you have the navigation pane to go to sub-topics in PA.
SAP ERP - SAP HR - PA
 The steps above helped you to reach the help documentation for PA application in SAP HR module. You can find the information for other areas too.

For example, to reach the home page for help documentation for SAP CRM, you can branch off in Step 2 to follow the link for SAP Customer Relationship Management.

To go back in navigation, you can click on the required link in the bar on top (in red rectangle):

SAP Help Portal: SAP HR PA

To reach any module in SAP ERP like Production Planning (SAP PP), click on SAP ERP Central Component, shown below:
SAP Help Portal HR PA
and, in the next screen, follow Logistics -> Production Planning & Control (PP).

Wish you a great time navigating SAP Help Portal :-)

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