How to transfer channel ownership

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Channel owners can transfer ownership of a channel to an admin if they no longer want to be the owner. A channel can only have one owner at a time.

Transfer ownership of a channel

You can transfer ownership to an existing admin by taking the following steps:
  1. Open Channels by clicking the Channels icon.
  2. Click your channel.
  3. Click your channel name.
  4. To select a new owner, you can:
    • Click Transfer ownership, then select the admin.
    • Click the admin you want to transfer ownership to, then click Transfer ownership.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. Enter your phone number and click Transfer.
  7. Ownership will be transferred.
You can also choose to Dismiss yourself as admin if you no longer want to be an admin. You’ll still remain a follower of the channel.
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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