How To Delete A Community On Teams
Last Updated: January 17, 2023
Do you have a community that you no longer want to use on Teams? Or is there no one else using the conversation? In any case, you can delete the community along with the chat history on the app. Follow our quick guide below, and we’ll teach you how to do it.
In Microsoft Teams Personal, users can create communities to have a place for conversations with their friends, family, and other people with the same interests in the app. With the help of communities, you can easily plan events, gatherings, and other stuff with the chat participants.
As a lot of time pass by, you might find yourself managing a community with no active members. When that happens, you have the option to delete the chat for everyone.
Here’s our guide about deleting a community on Teams.
How to delete a Teams community
If you no longer need a community that you manage on Teams, you can delete it whenever you want. As the creator, you have permission to delete the community for everyone participating.
You can delete a community on Teams from their mobile app. Check our tutorial below, and we’ll show you the steps to do so.
On your phone:
- Open the Teams app from your home screen or app drawer and sign in to your account.
- Go to the Home tab and open the community that you want to manage.
- Tap the information icon on the conversation header.
- Select the Delete community option at the bottom.
- Tap “Delete” on the pop-up window to confirm your decision.
That’s how you delete a community that you own on Microsoft Teams. Once you delete the community, you can’t undo and restore the chat in the future.
Please note that only owners have permission to delete a community on Teams. Regular members can only leave the community without erasing the chat history.
To wrap things up
Now that you know how to delete a community on Teams, you can now erase the ones you no longer use on the app. Removing communities can help you organize your active chats on the app.
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