Manage Group Owner Status

Note: By default, the person who created the group is the group owner. Often a group will have multiple owners for backup support or other reasons. Members can be promoted to owner status and owners can be demoted to member status.

 

Promote a Member to Owner Status in the Office 365 Admin Center:

1. Navigate to the Office 365 admin center.

2. In the left navigation pane, choose Groups > Groups.

3. Select a Group.

4. In the Bulk actions pane at the right of the screen, click Edit owners.

5. Search for or select the name of the member you want to add.

6. Click Add next to the member's name.

7. Click Save.

 

Remove Owner Status in the Office 365 Admin Center:

1. Navigate to the Office 365 admin center.

2. In the left navigation pane, choose Groups > Groups.

3. Select a Group.

4. In the details pane at the right of the screen, click Edit Owners.

5. Click Remove next to the owner's name.

6. Click Save.

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