How to make changes to groups

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By default, any group member can change the group name, icon, description, or send messages. However, a group admin can change group settings to allow only admins to edit group info or approve new members. To find out who the admin of a group is, tap on the group name and look for Group Admin next to the contact’s name.
Note: You can’t hide group members’ phone numbers in a group.
Change group info
Change the group name
  1. Open the WhatsApp group chat, then tap the group name.
    • Alternatively, tap and hold the group in the Chats tab. Then, tap
      more options
      > Group info
  2. Tap
    more options
    > Change group name.
  3. Enter a new name, then tap OK.
    • The name limit is 100 characters.
    • You can add an emoji to your name by tapping
      emoji
      .
Change the group icon
  1. Open the WhatsApp group chat, then tap the group name.
    • Alternatively, tap and hold the group in the Chats tab. Then, tap
      more options
      > Group info.
  2. Tap the group icon
  3. Choose to use your Camera, Gallery, Emoji & Sticker, or Search Web to add a new image or you can Remove icon.
Change the group description
  1. Open the WhatsApp group chat, then tap the group name.
    • Alternatively, tap and hold the group in the Chats tab. Then, tap
      more options
      > Group info.
  2. Tap the group description.
  3. Enter a new description, then tap OK.
Approve new members as a group admin
If Approve new members is turned on in Group permissions, admins must approve anyone who wants to join the group.
  1. On the Chats tab, below the group’s name there will be a notification if there are pending requests.
  2. Tap the notification to access Pending members.
  3. If you approve someone, they’ll be added to the group. If you dismiss their request, they won’t be added.
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