Many of us use Facebook daily and some for many years. You probably have been invited to groups on Facebook. On my account, I have joined many over the years but recently realized I’m not active or interested in some of them any longer. You might have the same issue and now would like to clean up those unwanted groups. I have written many articles on Facebook and this one will continue this trend. This time we will cover how you can leave Facebook groups which will clean up your account. Before we get into this please check out some of the other articles I have written about Facebook:
- How To Download Your Facebook Video
- How To Turn Off Facebook App Sounds Update
- How To Add Thumbnail To Facebook Video
- How To Create Facebook Ad Audience
- How To Boost Facebook Page Posts
Now that you have all that new knowledge, it is time to dive into this. Open those Facebook accounts and we can get started.
How To Leave A Facebook Group
I will be showing you how to do this on the website first. Then we will pull out my Motorola Edge Android phone and show it on the FB app.
How To Leave Facebook Groups Using Website
Step 1: Head over to Facebook using your favorite browser. Log in to your account.
Step 2: Now that you are on your home screen, look to the left of the screen. Find the Groups link and click it.
Step 3: On this screen, look to the left menu and you will see Groups you manage and Groups you’ve joined. Find the Group you wish to leave and click it.
Step 4: On the Group page, look under the Banner image to the right and click the Joined button.
Step 5: This will bring up a menu with the option Leave group. Click it.
Step 6: After clicking that, you will get the confirmation window. They give you a few choices:
- Leave Group
- Prevent people from inviting you to join this group again (Tap Switch to activate this option before Leaving the group)
For this article, we will be choosing the blue button (Leave Group) at the bottom. Done!
That is how you can leave a group using the website. Now it is time to show you how to do this using your App.
How To Leave Facebook Groups Using FB App
This will be shown using my Motorola Edge Android phone with the FB app.
Step 1: Find the app on your device and Tap it.
Step 2: Once the app opens, look to the top right and tap the Menu link (3 vertical lines).
Step 3: On this menu under the All Shortcuts section, tap on Groups.
Step 4: On this screen, you will see all the Groups you are part of at the top. Slide your finger side to side to find the group you want to leave. Once you find it, tap it.
Step 5: On the Group screen look to the top right and tap the 3 dots.
Step 6: A menu will appear and you will want to find Leave Group. Tap it.
Step 7: As you did on the website, you will get a confirmation window. For this article, let’s first tap the More Options link.
Under the Options window, you can do a few things:
You can prevent members from adding you back by choosing to leave group permanently. you can also turn off notifications for new posts or report this group.
- Turn Off Notifications
- Leave Group Permanently
You can either tap on the Leave group link or this Leave Group Permanently link. Either way, you are going to leave the group. It will let you choose how you wish to leave. DONE
Now you know two ways to leave those Facebook groups that you have been collecting over the years. Time to share your new knowledge with all your friends and family.