Messenger is a platform of Meta that is exclusively used for effective communication. One of the best features of Messenger is that it allows its users to create group chats and add friends to it. Messenger groups are one of the best ways of chatting and talking to your friends and family if your circle is big.
This platform allows sharing of texts, pictures, audio and video calls and many more. But, with advantages also comes drawbacks and messenger groups also have some. Anyone can add you to their groups on Messenger without your approval first without your knowledge.
However, messenger provides you with an option to leave the group if you do not want to be a part of it. If you are unaware of how to do so, well worry no more because we have you covered. In this article, you will learn how to leave a group on messenger.
How to Leave a Group on Messenger?
Once you have been added to a group on Messenger, you might or might not want to be a part of it. Also, you will be notified of the continuous popping of messages and random calls that your group members might do. These may be bothering you and you may want to exit the group. In situations like this, you can easily leave a group on Messenger. You can do so by using:
1. By using Phone
2. By using a PC
1. By Using Phone
To leave a group on Messenger using a phone, follow the given steps:
1. Open the Messenger app on your phone and go to the group chat you want to leave.
2. Click on the icon on the top left corner as shown below.
3. Scroll down and click on ‘Leave Group’.
4. Tap on ‘Leave’.
In this way, you can leave a group on Messenger using your phones.
2. By using PC
To leave a group on Messenger by using messenger web:
1. Log into Messenger on web.
2. Open the group chat you want to leave.
3. Click on the ‘Three dots’ at the top right.
4. A box appears on the right side. Scroll down to ‘Privacy and Security’.
5. Click on ‘Leave Group’ option.
6. A confirmation box appears. Click on ‘Leave Group’.
In this way, you can leave a group on Messenger by using a PC. If you are only leaving a group because you are getting disturbed by the notifications, and actually want to be in the group, you can mute the notifications instead.
How to Mute a Group on Messenger?
Muting a group is the best option if you do not want to miss out on the fun group talks but also don’t want the notifications to keep popping. Muting a group on Messenger makes sure that your phone is not buzzed with the incoming of continuous messages and phone calls but you still are able to see them once you open the group chat. You can mute a group chat on Messenger by:
1. Open the group chat you want to mute and click on the icon at top corner.
2. Click on ‘Mute’ icon.
3. Select what you want to mute.
4. Select for how much time you want to mute them.
5. Click on ‘Ok’.
Hence, your group chat is muted and even though the notifications won’t be displayed like before on your phones, you will still be able to read and see everything shared in the group once you open it.
Thus, using the methods mentioned above, you can now easily leave a group on Messenger. If you have been added to an unknown group with strangers or do not want to be a part of your friend’s group, you can leave them. But, if you are only doing so because of the disturbance of notifications, it is better to mute it.
Hope that this article was helpful and cleared your doubts. Leave comments if you have any queries.