How To Change Ownership Of Telegram Group

Change ownership of a telegram group is simple, as long as you are the owner or creator of the particular group or channel.

There are many reasons why you may want to transfer ownership your telegram group or channel, which include you leaving the app for another one or giving it off for personal gains.

Telegram is one of the most popular messaging apps that offers a lot of features, including the ability to create and manage groups/channels. 

Telegram also allows you to transfer ownership and manageability to other users. In this article, you will learn how to transfer your Telegram group or group ownership. 

How To Change Ownership Of Telegram Group

Setup Two-step Authentication

To be able to change the ownership of your telegram group, you will need to set up Two-step Verification for your telegram account. 

If you have already set up a two-step verification for your telegram account for over 7 days, then you can proceed with the ownership transfer.

However, if you have not yet set up a two-step verification you will need to set it up and wait for a minimum of 7 days before you can transfer ownership of your telegram group or channel.

Setting up two steps verification is the first step you need to take to secure your account and make an ownership transfer of your telegram group.

Before you start the process, make sure the person you want to transfer ownership to has already joined the group or you can just add the person.

Change Ownership Of Telegram Group Via App

To change Ownership of a group, you will have to follow the steps below:

1. Open your telegram app and open the group you want to transfer its ownership.

group you want to transfer its ownership

2. Now, in the group, tap on the profile picture of the group and tap on the pen icon at the top right corner of your screen to open the group settings.

3. On the group settings, you may need to scroll down a little and tap on “Administrators.”

Administrators

4. Under administrator, tap on “Add Admin” and select the person you want to transfer ownership to.

Add Admin

5. After selecting the person, under “Admin right” scroll down and toggle on “Add New Admin.” And click on “Transfer Group Ownership” that appears below and click save or “CHANGE OWNER” to finish the ownership transfer.

Admin right

Note that after performing the above instructions, you will no longer be the owner of the group or channel you just transferred. And you can also be kicked out by the new admin or owner at any time.

Change Ownership Of Telegram Group On Browser

1. Using any browser of your choice open Telegram web and log in.

2. Open the group you want to transfer ownership to. Tap on the three vertical dots at the top right corner of your screen. From the drop-down menu, click on  “Manage group”.

3.  In the manage group page, click on “Administrators” and then  “Add administrator.”

4. A list of members will appear, choose the user or member you want to make the group owner. And toggle on the “Add new admins” option.

5. Finally, click on “Transfer group ownership” and click Save.

Conclusion

As you can see, transferring group ownership is easy, all you have to do is make sure you set up two-step verification for your telegram account and wait for 7 days tops, to be able to transfer ownership.

Turning on two steps verification is to help protect your account and make sure you are the owner willing to transfer group ownership to another person. It a safety measure implemented by a telegram.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you transfer ownership of the Telegram channel?



Yes. You can transfer ownership of the telegram group to anyone who is a member of the group you own. You can also simply add anyone you wish to transfer ownership to on the group and proceed with ownership.

Can a Telegram group have two owners?



There can only be one owner of a group on Telegram. However, there can be more than two Admins in a Telegram group.

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