Will applying a transformation or editing permissions on a Site Collection associated to an Office 365 Group affect the Group? June 16, 2017 16:07 Answer No. A Site Collection and Office 365 Group are different objects, so changed made to the site collection do no affect the group. Related articles Release Notes 5.21 How do I activate or Deactivate Sites or Sites Collection Features? Settings Does duplicating a Site Collection associated to an Office 365 Group also duplicate the group? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.