WhatsApp is currently one of the top most messaging service which comes under the category of instant messaging. WhatsApp offer many features like voice calling, private chat, group chat, broadcasts etc. One of the best feature of this app is that it allows group chat which means you can talk to your all friends at a same time and can have a discussion. However, there comes a time when we need to change the current admin of the WhatsApp Group or when we want to add new admins. In this post, we will tell you a step by step process on how you can add a new admin or remove a current admin.
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Add more Admins to WhatsApp :
The group admin has the power to add or remove any member but, with the latest update admins can also make other members as the co-admin. The co-admin will have the exact same powers of an admin. Follow the steps to do so:
- This only works when you are the admin of a certain group. Open the group where you are the admin.
- Now, open the list of members just by clicking on the group info.
- Now, simply press and hold on the name/number of the member whom you are planning to make the group admin.
- Now, just select the option “Make Group Admin” and it will be done.
- This feature is not available for WhatsApp on Mac.
How to Remove Admins from WhatsApp Groups ?
To remove any member as an admin, you need to first remove him/her from the group and re-add him. Follow the steps for doing so:
- Just like you did above, open the list of members.
- Here you will see the names of the members who are group admins.
- Tap and hold to that name and select the option Remove “Member Name” .
- Now, when he is removed, add him again and he will no longer be the admin.
Video : Here is a video showing exactly the same thing explained above
How to change WhatsApp Admin ?
In this case, the admin of the group needs to make a co-member an admin first and then he needs to tell him to remove and re-add him to the WhatsApp Group. Once done, the admin will be changed and the new admin will have the powers.
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