Delete a group on Facebook Messenger

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Delete a group on Facebook Messenger
Delete a group on Facebook Messenger
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This article will teach you how to remove a group conversation on Messenger from your chat list via iOS, Android or Messenger Web.

Steps

Method 1 of 3: Using an iPhone or iPad

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Step 1. Open the Messenger app on your iPhone or iPad

Messenger's icon resembles a blue speech bubble with a white lightning bolt inside.

If you are not automatically signed in to Messenger with your device, you will need to enter your email or phone number and password to sign in

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Step 2. Press the Home icon

This looks like a small house in the lower left corner of the screen.

When Messenger opens on a conversation, you'll need to press the Back button to go back to your Home screen

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Step #3. Press the Groups tab

This button is located below the Search bar in the top right corner of the screen. This will display a list of all your group conversations.

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Step 4. Tap on the group you want to delete

This will display the conversation in full screen.

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Step 5. Tap the group name

This is at the top of the conversation. Clicking on this will open the 'Groups' page.

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Step 6. Scroll down and tap on a group member

The Group page lists all members of this group conversation. Press a member to view options for this contact.

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Step 7. Press Remove from Group

. This option is shown in red letters at the bottom of the screen. Yes, you will have to confirm this action in a pop-up window.

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Step 8. Press Delete to confirm

This will remove the member from the group conversation.

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Step 9. Remove all other group members

You must be the last person left in the group conversation before deleting the conversation.

If you leave the group without removing all other members, the group conversation will continue without you

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Step 10. Press Leave Group

This option is in red letters at the bottom of the 'Group' page. You will need to confirm this action in a pop-up window.

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Step 11. Press Exit to confirm

This will automatically remove the group conversation from your conversation list.

The conversation history will be saved in the Archived Conversations folder. You can view or delete your archived conversations via Messenger Web

Method 2 of 3: Using Android

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Step 1. Open the Messenger app on your Android

Messenger's icon looks like a blue speech bubble with a white lightning bolt inside and it's in your apps list.

If you are not automatically signed in to Messenger with your device, you will need to enter your email or phone number and password to sign in

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Step 2. Press the Home icon

This looks like a small house in the lower left corner of the screen.

When Messenger opens on a conversation, you'll need to press the Back button to go back to your Home screen

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Step #3. Press the Groups tab

This button is below the Search bar in the top right corner of the screen. This will display a list of all your group conversations.

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Step 4. Tap on the group you want to delete

This will display the conversation in full screen.

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Step 5. Tap the info icon

This looks like an "i" inside a circle in the top right corner of the conversation. This will open the Group Details page.

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Step 6. Tap the icon with three vertical dots next to a group member's name

This will open a slide-out menu.

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Step 7. Tap Remove from Group from the slide-out menu

This will remove this contact from the group conversation.

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Step 8. Remove all other group members

You must be the last person left in the group conversation before deleting the conversation.

If you leave the group without removing all other members, the group conversation will continue without you

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Step 9. Tap the three vertical dots icon in the top right corner of the Group Details page

This will bring up a pull-down menu with your group options.

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Step 10. Tap Leave Group on the slide-out menu

This will automatically remove the group conversation from your conversation list.

The conversation history will be saved in the Archived Conversations folder. You can view or delete your archived conversations via Messenger Web

Method 3 of 3: Using Messenger Web

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Step 1. Open the Messenger app in a browser on a desktop

Type www.messenger.com into your browser's address bar and press ↵ Enter on your keyboard.

If you are not automatically signed in to Messenger with your device, you will need to enter your email or phone number and password to sign in

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Step #2. Click on a group in the left panel

You will see a list of all your group and personal conversations on the left side of your browser window. Find and click on the group you want to remove.

You can also use the Messenger Search bar in the top left corner if you remember the group name, members, or the content of the conversation

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Step 3. Click on the info icon

This looks like an "i" inside a circle in the top right corner of the group conversation. This will display the details of the group on the right side of your screen.

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Step #4. Click on the three horizontal dots next to a group member

This button will appear next to each group member when you mouse over their name. This will cause a pull-out menu to appear.

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Step 5. Click Remove from Group from the drop-down menu

You will need to confirm this action in a pop-up window.

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Step 6. Click Uninstall to Confirm This is a red button in the lower right corner of the menu

This will remove this contact person from the group conversation.

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Step 7. Remove all other group members

You must be the last person left in the group conversation before deleting the conversation.

If you leave the group without removing all other members, the group conversation will continue without you

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Step 8. Click on the gear icon on the right panel

It's below the info button in the top right corner of your screen. This will bring up a pull-down menu with group options.

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Step 9. Press Delete from the slide-out menu

You will need to confirm this action in a pop-up window.

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Step 10. Click Uninstall to confirm

It's a red button in the lower right corner of the menu. This option will remove the group conversation from your conversation list and also delete the conversation history permanently.

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