How to Delete a Group on Facebook -2019

The following post will have step by step instructions on how to delete a Facebook Group.

how to delete a facebook group

Facebook offers users various options to get connected with your friends. Groups are one out of those things. You can create one according to interest or cause. Creating a group on Facebook is a straightforward task, you need to click on the group, name it and add members to it.

There are lots of options available using which you can efficiently manage and customize it the way you want. But if we talk about deleting a Facebook group, there is no such option available.

The steps on how to delete a group on Facebook isn’t simple especially when you have lots of members into that particular Facebook group.

Things to keep in mind while deleting a group:

  • You need to be an admin of the group
  • When there are no members exist in the group
  • This process of deleting a group is permanent and not reversible

How to Delete a Facebook Groups

Even there are lots of users looking for exact steps to delete Facebook groups. So to help those users I decided to write this post featuring a detailed tutorial to delete a group on Facebook.

So without further delay why don’t you start reading about it:

From Facebook Desktop Version

1. First of all, you need to visit facebook.com

2. After that, click on ‘Groups‘ option available on the left side of the Facebook profile. Navigate to a group which you want to delete.

facebook groups

Alternatively, you can quickly search the group by typing the name in the search bar and when it appears in the search result click to open it.

search facebook group

3. To delete a group, first, you need to remove all the group members. For that, click on the ‘member count‘ link available on the top right side of the screen.

number of facebook members

The following screen will appear showing you the list of members of the group.

facebook group admin and member

Click on the three dot (…) button next to every name of the member and from the menu select ‘Remove from group.’ Using the same steps remove all the members of the Group.

remove from group

When a Remove member popover appears, select the options and click ‘Confirm.

remove member popover

Note: Don’t remove yourself from the group, you have to remove group members.

4. Once you have removed all the Group member, now it’s the time for you to Leave group. For that, click on the (…) three-dot button and from the menu select ‘Leave Group.’

remove admin from facebook group

The following Leave and delete this group popover will appear asking you for the confirmation. You need to click on the ‘Leave and Delete‘ button.

leave and delete facebook group

Once done, the remove you from the Facebook group and delete the same group instantly.

That’s it!

From Facebook App

1. Launch the Facebook app.

2. Tap on the Search bar and look for the Group which you want to delete. Once the group appears in the search result tap to open it.

search facebook group

3. After that tap on the ‘Admin tool and settings.’

4. Here tap on ‘Members.’

group members

5. Now remove all the group members one by one. For that, tap on the (…) icon next to the group member and from the member select ‘Remove member.’

remove group member

Once you have removed all the member of the group, it is your time to unfollow and leave the group. For that, tap on the down arrow next to Group name available on the top right side.

down arrow

This will bring the menu. Here first tap on ‘Unfollow‘ and then tap on ‘Leave‘ group.

unfollow and delete group

Once you tap on the Leave Group, this will bring the warning sign with a ‘Leave and Delete button.’

leave and delete

This will remove you from the group and delete the same group permanently.

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That’s it!

I hope you find my blog post on how to delete a Facebook Group useful. Let me know your thoughts in the comments section.

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