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Changing board ownership

A board owner is either:
  • The person who created the board;
  • Any subscribers of the board which the board creator has chosen to be co-owners of the board.

But what if your board owner has left your team? You can still get the ownership of his board back. Keep reading to learn more. 👇


Adding/removing board owners

If you are the owner of your board, you can add or remove other board owners by simply clicking on the crown icon next to a users name to turn it blue and thereby adding them as an owner, or grey to remove them as an owner!

Note:  Only the initial owner of the board and admins of the account can add other owners to the board. Additionally, admins can make themselves a board owner of any Main board. 


How to take ownership of deactivated users' boards?

Deactivated someone in your account and need to access all their boards? Now you can! With just a few clicks you can now switch ownership of all Main, Private and Shareable boards. 

  • Click your Avatar
  • Select Admin
  • Click into "Users"
  • Select the "Board Ownership" tab
  • In the drop down choose the Current owner


  • Just below choose the new owner
  • Complete the change by clicking "Add new owner"
  • A pop-up will appear to confirm the change, click "Add as an owner" to confirm or "No, take me back" if you have second thoughts. 



How to manage boards without owners?

In case you have lost a board and can't find it in both archives and recycle bin, you can use this feature. This will assign a new owner to any board without an owner.

  • Click your Avatar
  • Select Admin
  • Click into "Users"
  • Select the "Board Ownership" tab

Then, pick your name in the drop down menu and select "add new owner."



This should allow you to access your board again. 


If you have any questions, please reach out to our team by using our contact form. We're available 24/7 and happy to help! 🙂


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