How to add or remove a group administrator on WhatsApp

How to add or remove a group administrator on WhatsApp
How to add or remove a group administrator on WhatsApp
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Did you know that with WhatsApp, admins (administrators) of a group can give the admin status to any participant and remove it to another admin? Yes, you can if the situation calls for it. Find out how to get there.

Steps

Part 1 of 2: Add an administrator

Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 1

Step 1. Open the WhatsApp application

The app icon looks like a green bubble around a white phone handset. You can find it on your home screen if you are using a device running iOS, but also on an Android, where you can still find it in the applications drawer.

Note that only current administrators can appoint someone else as administrator

Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 2

Step 2. Tap Chat

This tab is located at the bottom of the screen on an iPhone. On Android devices it is called DISC and you will be able to see it at the top left of the screen.

Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 3

Step 3. Select a group of which you are an administrator

If you haven't created one yet, read this article.

Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 4

Step 4. Tap the group name at the top of the chat

Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 5

Step 5. Tap the name of the person to designate

You should see their name in the Participants section.

  • The person you want to appoint must already be a member of the group. Otherwise, press Add participants and select its name, then press Add to confirm.
Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 6

Step 6. Select Appoint as group admin

This person can now add or remove participants from said group. If you want, you can still name other people as admin.

Part 2 of 2: Remove an administrator

Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 7

Step 1. Open the WhatsApp application

The app icon looks like a green bubble around a white phone handset. You can find it on your home screen if you are using a device running iOS, but also on an Android, where you can still find it in the application drawer.

Note that only current administrators can appoint someone else as administrator

Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 8

Step 2. Tap Chat

This tab is located at the bottom of the screen on an iPhone. On Android devices it is called DISC and you will be able to see it at the top left of the screen.

Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 9

Step 3. Select a group of which you are an administrator

If you haven't created one yet, read this article.

Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 10

Step 4. Tap the group name at the top of the chat

Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 11

Step 5. Tap the name of the admin to remove

You should see their name in the Participants section.

Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 12

Step 6. Tap Remove

By doing so, he will no longer belong to the group. However, if you want them to stay in the group as a simple participant, you need to tap Dismiss Admin.

Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 13

Step 7. Touch Add Participants

You will see this option at the top in the Participants section under Group settings.

Add or Remove an Admin to a Group Chat on WhatsApp Step 14

Step 8. Select the person you deleted

If you don't see it listed, use the search box at the top of the screen to find it.

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Step 9. Tap its name

Then press the green button that looks like a circle with a v inside. By doing so, the user you deleted will become a regular member of the group again, this time not being an admin.

Advice

  • Only name someone you trust admin. Otherwise, as soon as you do, it can remove your privileges as an administrator.
  • Note that all group members can change the name or subject of the group.

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