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What is an admin?

To explain it simply, an admin is kind of like a super user with some cool super monday.com powers. But really, the admin has the ability to oversee the entire account; managing everything from users and boards to security and billing. This allows for one team member (or more if you choose) to manage his/her team effectively and securely. 


How to add another admin to your account

When you are creating a monday.com account, you are by default the admin of the account. You have then the option to make other members admin of this account as well. It's always great to have a second Admin just in case as backup! 


Step 1

Click on your Profile Picture (avatar) on the bottom left of your screen and click on 'Admin'



Step 2

From there, click on the tab "Users" as below: Screen_Shot_2021-02-14_at_14.27_1.png


Step 3

Locate the user which you are looking to make admin. Under the "User Type" column, select on the arrow next to their user type and select "Admin" from the dropdown menu.


You can also change a user's type through this same menu. You can learn more about how to manage the users on your account here.


How to remove an admin?

In the event that you need to remove an admin, simply follow the same steps as above and select the user type which you would like to change them to (Member, Viewer, or Guest). Doing this will remove their admin rights as well.

To learn more about the different types of users that you offer, check out this article.


How to access the admin section?

To access this part of the account as an admin, simply go to your avatar on the bottom left corner of your screen and select Admin.


From here, you'll access the admin section where you can locate a full menu of all admin customization capabilities.


What can an admin do?

Here's a breakdown of what an Admin can do (in addition to everything a user can do):

  • Change account name
  • Change account URL
  • Change the Logo (for example from the monday.com logo to the company logo)
  • Set & sort default labels for the Status Columns
  • See all the users and admins and add additional admins to the account
  • Set account security
  • See the invoices and payment method
  • See all the basic, storage, and Advanced statistics
  • Cancel the account
  • Join a closed Workspace without approval from the Workspace owner
  • Make themselves Workspace owners
  • Make themselves board owners on Main boards or Private or Shareable boards which they are subscribed to
  • Transfer or change board ownership
  • Disable users
  • Delete users
  • Delete the whole account

Want to see how to effectively use the admin section? Click here to read our "All things admin!" article.


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! 🙂