ClickUp users can take one of four roles within their Team: Member, Admin, Owner, or Guest. 


Guests are people that you don’t want having full access to ClickUp. The major differences are:


Members are people that you generally trust and don’t mind them being able to create things.

  • Create Spaces, Projects, Lists, and tasks
  • Get access to all public Spaces
  • Can see everyone on the Team
  • Can share things with Guests and other Members (but can’t add new Members)


Admins are people that can be trusted to manage your team. In addition to everything users can do, admins can also: 

Owner (person that created team)

Owners are ultimately in charge of teams. In addition to everything admins can do, owners can also: 

User roles details

How to Make Changes to User Roles as an Admin or Owner

  1. Click on your profile avatar at the top right of your screen
  2. Click Users 
  3. Click the ...  beside a team member
  4. Select the user's role



Have more questions about user Roles? Check out our FAQ here.

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