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In Communities in Teams, you can easily add or remove members in a community that you own. If you are a member, you can't add a member but you can share a join link or a QR code with someone if Allow members to share link is enabled.

Note: Adding or removing a community member in Teams is only available for Android and iOS users, learn more about Communities (beta) in Teams on desktop.

To add a member to a community that you own:

  1. Tap the Home tab in the Teams app.

  2. Tap the community you would like to add a member to.

  3. Tap the community name at the top of the screen.

  4. Under the Members section, tap Add  Teams add community member button.

    Tip: Alternatively, you can tap Manage and Add people  Teams add member to chat at the top of the screen.

  5. You can either search by their name, email or phone number, or choose from the list of suggested contacts.

  6. When you are finished selecting members to add, tap the Add at the top of the screen to add the members. The member you've added will receive an email letting them know you've added them to the community.

To remove a member from a community that you own:

  1. Tap the Home tab in the Teams app.

  2. Tap the community that you would like to remove a member.

  3. Tap the community name at the top of the screen.

  4. In the Members section, tap Manage.

  5. Tap the member's name, then tap Remove from community at the bottom of the screen. In the confirmation screen, select Remove again.

Note: After a member is removed from the community, they will no longer have access to the community chat history.

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For more help, contact support or ask a question in the Microsoft Teams Community.

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