How to manage channel info and settings

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Customize your channel info page to stand out and get people interested in your content. Update your channel name, description and icon from your channel info page. You can also customize which emojis people can use to react to your channel updates.

View Channel info
  1. Click your channel name.
  2. Click
    > Channel info.
Edit your channel name
You can choose to change your channel name at any time. Channel name is limited to 100 characters.
  1. Click
    edit
    next to the current channel name.
  2. Enter your channel name, and click
    check mark
    .
Edit or add a channel description
Write a few words to help potential followers understand what your channel is about.
  1. Click
    edit
    next to the current channel description, or if there isn't one yet click Add channel description.
  2. Enter your channel description, and click
    check mark
    .
Edit or add a channel icon
Add an image to help your channel stand out.
  1. Hover over the current icon or placeholder image.
    • If you haven’t previously added a channel icon, click ADD CHANNEL ICON and select Take photo, Upload photo, or Emoji & sticker.
    • If you’re replacing a previously added channel icon, click CHANGE CHANNEL ICON and select View photo, Take photo, Upload photo, or Emoji & sticker. Click Remove photo > Remove to remove a previous channel icon.
  2. Click
    check mark
    to save your new channel icon.
Change your reaction settings
Click Channel settings and select Any emoji, Default only, or None.
Note:
  • WhatsApp Channels has begun rolling out but isn’t available to everyone yet. Join the waitlist to be notified when WhatsApp Channels is available to you.
  • Where channels is available, we’re rolling out new features gradually. Some features, like being able to create a channel, might not be available to you yet.
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