Adjust channel management permissions

From the permissions dashboard, Workspace Owners and Org Owners can adjust which role types can take the following channel management actions:

* Available only on the Enterprise Grid subscription.

Tip: The workspace primary owner (Business+ subscription) and org primary owner (Enterprise Grid subscription) can give owners and admins permission to use channel management tools, allowing them to create channels, archive channels and more from a central dashboard.


Manage channel permissions

Free, Pro and Business+ subscriptions

Enterprise Grid subscription

Workspace Owners can manage who can take certain actions in channels from the permissions dashboard. 

  1. From your desktop, click your workspace name in the sidebar.
  2. Hover over Tools & settings, then select Workspace settings.
  3. Below Administration in the left sidebar, select Manage permissions. If you don’t see the left sidebar, choose  Menu in the top-left corner to find it.
  4. Select Account types.
  5. Click the   three dots icon next to the permission you'd like to adjust, then select Edit permission.
  6. Choose who can take the action, then click Save

Note: Permissions set at the org level will override workspace-level settings.

Org level

Org Owners can manage who can take certain actions in channels from the permissions dashboard.

  1. From your desktop, click your workspace name in the sidebar.
  2. Hover over Tools & settings, then select Organisation settings.
  3. Choose  People, then select Manage permissions.
  4. Select Account types.
  5. Click the   three dots icon next to the permission you'd like to adjust, then select Edit permission.
  6. Choose who can take the action. If you like, select whether individual workspaces can edit this setting.
  7. Click on Save

Workspace level

If permitted by org settings, Workspace Owners can manage who can take certain actions in channels from the permissions dashboard.

  1. From your desktop, click your workspace name in the sidebar.
  2. Hover over Tools & settings, then select Workspace settings. (If you manage more than one workspace, choose one from the drop-down menu.)
  3. Below Administration in the left sidebar, select Manage permissions. If you don’t see the left sidebar, choose  Menu in the top-left corner to find it.
  4. Select Account types.
  5. Click the   three dots icon next to the permission you'd like to adjust, then select Edit permission.
  6. Choose who can take the action, then select Save.
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