How to delete user from many teams chats at the same time

Nina Brückner 0 Reputation points

We have had some changes in our team and now there are several ex users in many different chats. it is fairly time consuming to individually search and pick them out of the chats. they have no access anymore obviously but we still would like to delete them from the list. Can this be done easier than having to go through each chat list individually and look for old colleagues? and how?

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  1. JimmyYang-MSFT 43,431 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    @Nina Brückner

    Yes, in Microsoft Teams, you can remove ex-users from multiple chats at once using the "Manage team" feature. Here's how:

    1. Go to the Teams section in the left-hand sidebar.
    2. Click on the team that you want to manage.
    3. Click on the three dots (...) next to the team name and select "Manage team".
    4. Click on the "Members" tab.
    5. Find the ex-users that you want to remove and click on the three dots (...) next to their name.
    6. Select "Remove from team".
    7. Repeat steps 5-6 for all the ex-users that you want to remove.

    Note that this will remove the ex-users from the entire team, not just individual chats. If you want to remove them from specific chats only, you will need to do that manually by going into each chat and removing them individually.

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