How to Leave a Chat Space (Group Chat) In Google Chat

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Chat users

You can leave and rejoin any chat space in Google Chat. 

What happens when you leave a Google Chat space

  • After leaving a chat space, you won’t get updates or be able to see and send messages until you rejoin. 

If you choose to rejoin a space you left

  • If you rejoin a chat space, you can view all message history, including messages that you missed, as long as the chat history is on. 
  • If someone removes you from a chat space, they must re-invite you. Otherwise, you won’t be able to rejoin on your own.

How to leave a Google Chat space step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Leave A Chat Space (Group Chat) In Google Chat - Step 1

In Google Chat if you’re looking at the chat space full-screen, click its name on top. Then select Leave.

If you have minimized the chat space, click the three dots icon on its top right and select Leave.

Step 2

How To Leave A Chat Space (Group Chat) In Google Chat - Step 2

Click Leave space to confirm that you want to leave now.

Step 3

How To Leave A Chat Space (Group Chat) In Google Chat - Step 3

You get a notification on the bottom left, and the chat space disappears from the Spaces list.

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