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Shared channels will only be converted in the workspace that makes the change.
Convert a channel to private
Warning: It’s not possible to undo this action. For privacy reasons, private channels can never be made public.
From your desktop, open the channel you want to make private. (Make sure you’re a member of the channel!)
Click the cog icon in the top right.
Select Additional options from the Channel settings menu.
Choose Change to a private channel.
Click Convert to private to confirm. A message will be posted in the channel to let members know it’s been converted.
It’s not possible to convert a channel to private using the mobile app.
Restrict who can convert channels
By default, Owners and Admins of a workspace or org can convert channels to private (members don't have the option). If they’d prefer, Workspace and Org Owners can limit channel management preferences – including private channel conversions – to only Owners.
Who can use this feature?
Workspace Owners/Admins and Org Owners/Admins
Free, Standard, Plus, and Enterprise Grid plans
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