In the Communities preview in Teams for personal and small business use, you can leave a community that you joined. The community will be removed from your list after you leave.

Note: The Communities app is in preview and is currently available for Android and iOS.  Learn more about how to opt in to the Teams Insider program.

To leave a community:

  1. Tap the Communities tab in the Teams app.

  2. Tap the community you would like to leave.

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

  4. Tap Leave or Leave community at the bottom of the screen. In the confirmation window you will be advised that you will no longer be able to post or export your content. Tap Export content if you wish, then tap Leave.

    Learn more about how to export or delete your Teams data.

  5. After you leave, the community will be removed from your list.


  • If you are the owner, you cannot leave the community until you promote someone else to be the owner.

  • To completely delete a community, you need to be an owner, remove all members, then leave the community yourself.

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

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