How to approve new members as a group admin

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If Approve New Members is turned on in Group Permissions, admins must approve anyone who wants to join the group. Learn more about the Approve New Members setting in this article.

Approve new members

You’ll see a notification in the group chat if there are pending requests. If you approve a request, they’ll be added to the group. If you dismiss a request, they won’t be added.
  1. Open the group chat, then tap Review to view Pending Members.
  2. Choose to:
    • Approve a request to join the group: Tap the green checkmark icon.
    • Dismiss a request: Tap X.

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