How to transfer group ownership in Telegram

Telegram group is a great way to exchange information and stay informed about recent developments. Unlike WhatsApp, you can simply search and then join any group of your choice. Furthermore, Telegram now allows to add up to 2,00,000 members to the group, which is more than what the closest competitor has in store. Although being part of these groups is certainly quite exciting. However, the same cannot be said about the administrators of these groups. If you’re the admin of any group and feel burdened with key tasks, it might be time to switch permissions. Fortunately, Telegram offers a very easy way to transfer group ownership to any other member of the group. Let’s see the steps to do so. Also, don’t forget to check out 11 Telegram tips and tricks.

Transfer group ownership in Telegram

Before you try this tutorial, there are two requirements that need to be fulfilled. First of all, you should be logged into the Telegram app for at least 24 hours. Second, and more importantly, requires you to have Two-Factor Authentication enabled for at least 7 days. If you haven’t already, go to Setting > Privacy and Security > Two-step verification and proceed with the on-screen instructions that follow.

Then bookmark this post and come back a week later to transfer ownership of the group in Telegram. Users who have activated it can try the below mentioned steps right away.

Steps to follow

  1. Open the group in Telegram have the admin rights you want to transfer.
  2. Tap the group name and then the icon Edit located at the top right.
  3. Next, go to section Administrators and click Add Admin.
  4. Select the desired group member to whom you want to transfer ownership of the group in Telegram.
  5. Now enable the side switch Add new admin. As soon as you do so, you will see the option Transfer group ownership below.
  6. Finally, click Change of owner in the pop-up window that appears. This option will only work when both prerequisites are met.

So that’s all from the tutorial on how to transfer group ownership in Telegram. If the main responsibility has become a burden for you now, try the steps above and take a break from these tasks.

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