How to create and manage groups in signal

Whatsapp groups are really useful when it comes to sharing information with a bunch of other people. But the latest changes in WhatsApp privacy policy Lead people to worry about their privacy. People are shifting to signal and telegram. So if you are willing to shift from WhatsApp to Signal and looking to create groups and manage people here is the quick and simple guide on How to create and manage groups in the signal.

How to create Groups in Signal

  1. In Signal, tap compose then New group.
  2. Select contacts or enter numbers.
    • An insecure MMS group has a size limit of 10.
    • A New Group has a size limit of 1000.
  3. Tap next to see the group type.
  4. Add a photo if you want and then click next
  5. Now you have successfully created a group in the signal.
  6. To add more numbers via the link- Tap on the group name and enable the Group link.
    1. You can approve manually the people who wanted to join the group

How to manage Groups in Signal

View group members or chat settings

  1. Open the group chat.
  2. Tap on the group name on mobile or menu on desktop to view group settings.

View admin

  1. Open the group chat and tap on the group name on mobile or menu on desktop to view group settings.
  2. Scroll to view the group member list and look for contacts that display Admin next to their name.

Edit the group name or photo

  1. Open the group chat and tap on the group name.
  2. Tap or Edit in the top corner.
  3. Choose a new name or tap the photo to pick a new photo.
  4. Tap Save or Update.

Add members

  1. Open the group chat and tap on the group name.
  2. Select Add members.
  3. Select contacts or enter numbers.
  4. If your contact cannot be invited to the group, you will see an alert.
  5. Select Done or Update.
  6. Select OK or Add Member to confirm.
  7. Your contact may need to accept the group invitation before they are added to the group.

Remove members

  1. Open the group chat and tap on the group name.
  2. View the group member list and confirm Admin is indicated next to You. Non-admins can not remove members.
  3. If you are an admin, tap on the member name. 
  4. Scroll to select Remove from the group and select Remove.

View pending Member Requests or Pending Invites

  1. Open the group chat and tap on the group name on mobile or menu on desktop to view group settings.
  2. Scroll to select Member Requests & Invites. 

how to start an encrypted group voice or video call

  1. Select Start Call or Join Call. or click the video button on top of the group
  2. A notification will be sent to other members of the group. An alert will appear in the group chat history.
  3. During a group call, tap, the group icon to view the list. 
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