How to Exit and Delete a WhatsApp Group Using Your Android and iOS Devices

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How to Exit and Delete a WhatsApp Group Using Your Android and iOS Devices

WhatsApp, a leading and recognized social media platform, is where you can chat with your friends personally and in groups; you can create groups or join existing groups.

Maybe you recently joined a group but do not understand the activities in that group or what it is all about and want to exit and delete the WhatsApp group but do not know how to do it.

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You no longer have to worry about that; with this article’s guidelines, you can easily exit and delete any WhatsApp group. Read on to find out how!

How to Exit and Delete a WhatsApp Group as the Group Admin

As the group admin, if you want to exit the group and also delete it, you must first remove all other group members from that group before you exit it, and this action can never be reversed.

Here are the steps to follow to remove group members from that group:

  • Open the WhatsApp group chat
  • tap on the group subject/name
  • tap on the name of any member in that group
  • Click on “Remove (member) or Remove from group.”
  • Tap on the “OK” or Remove Button to delete the members in that group

Note: You can also exit and delete a WhatsApp group without removing other members of that group, and when you do so, another group admin will be chosen randomly. If you want to join the group again and be the group admin, you must request the present group admin to make you one of the admin.

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After removing all group members, you can delete the WhatsApp group. The steps are outlined below.

How to Exit and Delete a WhatsApp Group from your Android device

To exit and delete a group on your Android device, this is what you should do;

How to Exit a Group

  • Open WhatsApp on your Android device
  • Tap on the group chat
  • Then click on the group name
  • Scroll down to locate the “Exit Group” button, click on it
  • Finally, click on the Exit button to complete the process

Note: Only the group admin will be notified if you exit the group

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How to Delete a Group

  • Click on the group chats
  • Tap on the group name
  • click on the Delete Group button

The group will be deleted immediately after you perform this action.

How to Exit and Delete a WhatsApp Group Using Your iOS Device

For iOS users, you can exit and delete a WhatsApp group on your device by following the procedures listed below:

To Exit a WhatsApp Group

  1. After opening WhatsApp on your device, click on the group chat you want to exit and delete to open it.
  2. Click on the Group name or Subject
  3. Tap on Exit Group
  4. Then, finally, click on the Exit Group icon to exit the group

Alternatively, you can swipe the group to the left on the chat tab, then tap on More, after which you can take steps 3 and 4 above to complete the process.

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To Delete a WhatsApp Group

  1. After opening WhatsApp on your device, click on the group chat you want to exit and delete to open it.
  2. Click on the Group name or Subject.
  3. Tap on Delete Group, then Delete

Alternatively, you can swipe the group to the left on the chats tab and then click on the More icon, after which you can complete step 3 above.

You must keep in mind that if you immediately delete a group, you can not undo it, and also, if you exit a group where you were the admin, another group admin will be chosen randomly.

If you rejoin the group and wish to be the group admin, you must request from the present admin to make you one.

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