Manage channel members

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Add members to a channel

Using Mattermost in a web browser or the desktop app, any member of a channel can add other members to public or private channels, unless your System Admin has restricted access to do so.

  1. Select the channel name at the top of the center pane to access the drop-down menu, then select Add Members.

Use options available through the channel name to add a member to a channel.
  1. Search for users, select users, then select Add to add users to the current channel. Mattermost notifies you when a user is already a member of the channel.

Tip

Alternatively, to add members to a channel, select the channel name, select the View Info Use the Channel Info icon to access additional channel management options. icon, select Members in the right pane, and then select Add.

Add users from their profile

You can also add users to channels within their profile pop-over.

  1. Select a user’s profile image to access their profile pop-over.

  2. Select Add to a Channel.

Use options on a user's profile pop-over to add a member to a channel.
  1. Type to find a channel name, then select a channel and choose Add.

Leave a channel

To remove yourself from a channel, you can:

  • Select the channel name at the top of the center pane to access the drop-down menu, then select Manage Members. Select the member’s user role, then select Remove from Channel.

  • Select the channel’s View Info Use the Channel Info icon to access additional channel management options. icon, and select Members in the right pane. Select Manage, select a user’s role, then select Leave a Channel.

Remove members from a channel

Using Mattermost in a web browser or the desktop app, any member of a channel can remove other members from a channel using one of the following options:

  • Select the channel name at the top of the center pane to access the drop-down menu, then select Manage Members. Select the member’s user role, then select Remove from Channel.

  • Select the channel’s View Info Use the Channel Info icon to access additional channel management options. icon, and select Members in the right pane. From there, select Manage, select a user’s role, then select Remove from Channel.

Use options available through the channel name to remove a member from a channel.