How To Remove Admin From Trello Board

Trello, a productivity tool created to enhance team cooperation and task organization, offers the ability to customize member roles. Occasionally, it may be necessary to remove an administrator from a Trello board for various reasons, such as a change in role, the completion of a project, or restructuring. In this blog post, we offer a detailed tutorial on how to remove an administrator from a Trello board.


To perform this action, you must have the following privileges:

  • You must be an admin of the board from which you want to remove another admin.
  • You cannot remove yourself as an admin. Another admin must do this.

Steps to Remove an Admin from a Trello Board

Follow the below steps to remove an admin from a Trello board:

  1. Open the Trello board and click on the “Show Menu” button located at the top right corner of the board.
  2. Click “More” in the drop-down menu.
  3. Then, click on the “Settings” and select “Board Members.”
  4. Find the admin you want to remove.
  5. Click on their avatar and then click the “Change Permissions” button.
  6. In the pop-up window, change their role to “Normal” or “Observer.”
  7. Click “Yes” to confirm the changes.


Removing an admin from a Trello board is straightforward. It’s crucial to remember that only an admin can remove another admin. If you are the only admin on the board and want to remove yourself, you need to promote another member to admin first. Follow the guide above, and you’ll have no problem adjusting your team’s roles on Trello.