How to remove a user from a group in Telegram

A Telegram group is an ideal space to share and discuss information, organize events, create announcements or chat. There are no ads or subscription fees, and all members can participate with the same permissions on a global message board that never goes offline. However, like most social networking platforms, there is no reliable way to screen members when they join a group on Telegram.

A Telegram group is an ideal space to share and discuss information, organize events, create announcements or chat. There are no ads or subscription fees, and all members can participate with the same permissions on a global message board that never goes offline.

However, like most social networking platforms, there is no reliable way to vet members when they join a group on Telegram. As such, groups attract users from all walks of life, including those with malicious intent.

In this article, we will show you how to remove a user from a group in Telegram.

How to remove a user from a Telegram group on a Windows PC
A well-maintained social networking group thrives on engagement and interaction. Having users who do not interact respectfully with others can create a frustrating experience for those who want to make the most of their networking opportunities.

If you use Telegram on Windows, you can easily remove group members who violate the group’s terms of service or even Telegram’s privacy policy. However, to do this, you must be an administrator of the group. Here’s how:

Launch the Telegram desktop app. By default, all the parties you have formed or joined occupy the home screen in the left pane.
Click on the group you are interested in to open it.

Next, click on the group name at the top of the chat. This will display a list of all group members.
Scroll through the list to find the user you wish to remove.
Once you find them, hover your mouse over their name and click on the “X” icon on the far right. This will instantly remove them from the group.o
You can right-click on their name and select “Remove from group” from the contextual submenu.

You can also expel someone through the group management section. Here are the steps:

Launch the Telegram desktop app.
Open the group of interest.

Click on the ellipses (three small dots in the upper right corner).
From the resulting options, select “Manage group”.
You should see a list of all members with a “Remove” button next to each member’s name. Simply click the button to remove someone from your chat.
How to remove a user from a Telegram group on a Mac.
The Telegram app has always been available on macOS. Although the app is slightly different from the PC version, removing a malicious user from a group is remarkably similar.

Here’s how to remove a user from a Telegram group on a Mac:

Launch the Telegram app.
Click the Chats icon at the bottom of the app. The icon takes the form of two speech bubbles.

Click on the name of the group containing the user you want to exclude.

When the group opens, click the “Edit” button in the upper right corner. This should open a new window with a list of all group members.
Scroll down the list to find the user you wish to remove from the group.
Click the red minus button next to the member’s name. The user will be instantly removed from the group and will not be able to view incoming chats or participate in any other way.
How to remove a user from the Telegram group on the iPhone app.
iPhones are known for their compatibility with a wide range of apps, including Telegram. You can exchange messages with your family and friends, send and receive photos or videos, and even create groups to attract users with similar interests. Surprisingly, anyone can join a group, as long as they have an invitation link. A newly created group can have hundreds or thousands of members in a matter of days.

As the owner or administrator of a group, you reserve the right to kick any user who violates the group rules or even Telegram’s terms of service. This can include harassment, abusive behavior and sharing inappropriate content.

Learn how to remove a user from a group in the iPhone app:

Launch the Telegram app.
Open the group chat screen.
Tap the group’s profile avatar to open the member management section. This should open a new window with a list of all group members.
Scroll through the list to find the user you want to delete.

Press and hold the user’s name. You should see a pop-up window with three options: “Promote”, “Restrict” and “Remove”.
Press “Remove” to remove the user from the group.
How to remove a user from the Telegram group in the Android app.
If you use Telegram on Android, you can easily kick anyone who violates the group line. Here’s how:

Open the Telegram app and launch the group chat screen.
Tap the group’s profile picture to open the member management section. This should open a new window with a list of all group members.
Scroll through the list to find the user you want to delete.
Press and hold the user’s name.
Select “Delete” from the list of options on the pop-up screen. This will instantly remove the user from the group.
Additional Frequently Asked Questions
What happens when you remove someone from a Telegram group?
When someone has been removed from a Telegram group, they immediately stop receiving chats and content from the group. They also cannot see any content subsequently shared in the group. However, they will still be able to see all conversations exchanged before leaving the group.

Are deleted accounts removed from Telegram groups?
All deleted accounts are added to a restricted list called “Deleted users”. Anyone on this list cannot join the group. However, group administrators or the owner can remove a user from the restricted list. Only then can the user join the group via an invitation.

Can anyone remove users from a Telegram group?
Only the group owner or group administrators have the privilege to remove users. The group owner can also revoke these privileges from administrators if desired.

Maintain decorum in all group discussions.
As a group owner, you are responsible for ensuring that all group engagements comply with the group’s terms of service. You must ensure that members participate with respect, decorum and that no one is bullied or abused. It is your responsibility to remove anyone who breaks the line. This article outlines specific steps to remove malicious users from your group to promote healthy conversations and keep group chats clean and informative.

Do you have a Telegram channel? We’d love to hear how you keep order in the group. Have you ever fired someone? Let us know in the comments section.

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