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If a channel's conversation is better suited for a closed audience, it can be converted to private. This type of channel is best for discussions that shouldn't be open to everyone.
Keep in mind
Only Workspace Owners and Workspace Admins, and Org Owners and Org Admins can convert a channel to private, and they may need a member of the channel to do so. If you're not an owner or admin, contact one for help.
Click Change to Private to confirm. A message will post in the channel to let members know it’s been converted.
It’s not possible to convert a channel to private from the Slack iOS or Android app.
Restrict who can convert channels
By default, Workspace Owners and Admins, and Org Owners and Admins can convert channels to private. If Workspace Owners and Org Owners prefer, they can limit the channel management preferences for People who can create private channels — 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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