Telegram is one of the most popular communication services. It is used by millions of people around the world. It is considered not only convenient, but also the safest messenger of our time. The application has a clear interface, users can intuitively find the parameters in most cases, but sometimes it’s not so easy to find the right button.
Detailed instructions on how to leave a personal account in the application or delete a group – later in the article.
Logout from Telegram
Logging out of a Telegram account may be required to change the user or end the session. The principle of closing the application is similar on all devices.
The main thing is to open the settings through the menu, select the “Exit” item. After pressing this key, the application will be updated to the start page for entering the number.
Let’s see how to exit the messenger on different systems.
For Android Phone
Owners of an Android phone can exit the application in a couple of clicks:
- Open messenger.
- Select “Settings”.
- Click on the “Leave Account” button.
For mobile phones, Apple has developed a convenient application interface. Users can easily delete and add new conversations just by swiping their finger on the screen.
The sequence of steps to disable an active account on iOS is longer than on other systems:
- Disable Telegram on the phone.
- Go to the “Settings” column.
- Click the “Edit” button.
- Select the function “Exit”.
- In the window that appears with additional features, click “Exit” again.
Note! All secret chats will be deleted on the phone after exiting the application.
The “Exit” button on the Iphone does not immediately lead to leaving the application.
First, a list of functions opens:
- add account;
- Set password;
- clear cache;
- Change account number
- write in support.
Before exiting, it is recommended that you clear the cache to free up memory on the device. This will not lead to the loss of personal data or contacts, however, it will delete empty files that are stored on the phone.
For Windows Smartphone
You can log out on a Windows smartphone in the settings. They are displayed on the mobile device with three dots. Various operations can be selected from the menu, including exit. If the version is in English, the button will be called “Long out”. After – press the OK button.
For desktop version
The modern rhythm of life requires people to constantly be in touch. Many install messengers not only on a mobile phone, but also on a laptop.
After the release of version 5.1, the messenger for the desktop received all the functions of the smartphone. However, sometimes it is necessary to exit Telegram on a computer so that the messages do not irritate your eyes.
How to do it on the version of “Mac” and “Windows”:
- Open the application. On the PC version, it starts slowly.
- In the bottom corner is the settings icon – three dots. Click on it.
- Open main menu.
- Scroll down the list of functions. Click on “End Session” or “Logout”. On different versions, the name of the functions differs.
Exit a conversation in Telegram
Old conversations in which no one is already exchanging messages, or irrelevant groups only occupy a place in the messenger. You can delete them in any version of the application, as well as on any device.
On an Android phone
Disable Telegram on the phone with “Android” the user can through the settings. To do this, open an unnecessary dialog, select three points in the upper corner (conversation settings), and then click on “Delete and leave group”.
Remember! All participants in the dialogue will receive a notification that your account has been deleted. Quitting a conversation is imperceptibly impossible.
You can exit Telegram on all devices in a couple of clicks. On Iphone and iPad, the sequence of actions is as follows:
- Launch the application.
- Choose the conversation you want to leave.
- Swipe right to left to open features window.
- Select “Delete”.
Before leaving the chats, it is worthwhile to take a few simple steps so as not to lose contacts forever. An ordinary user who leaves the conversation loses the history of the correspondence. Even when restoring in a discussion, dialogs will not be displayed. Communication will begin from scratch. If important messages are kept in the chat or dear to the soul of recognition, they should be saved.
You can download all correspondence from Telegram as follows:
- Go to the “Privacy” tab.
- Click on “Export Data”.
- Choose a path to save files.
- Check their availability on the phone.
If the administrator leaves the group, all links created for him by the service become inactive. If the only administrator disappears from the general conversation, users will have the opportunity to add participants and manage the community.
Such a function first appeared in version 4.4.2. In order not to leave the community without control, it is necessary to add administrators with equal rights in advance. In the new version of the messenger, the group creator can transfer control rights to another user.
Attention! If the administrator has an old version of the application installed, he will not be able to transfer authority to another person. The conversation will be deleted permanently. To avoid this problem, upgrade your device to a new version.
On the computer
If the application is installed on a computer, the user will need:
- Open application.
- Click on the name of the site to exit.
- Open conversation settings (three dots in the right corner).
- In the drop-down menu, select “Leave Group”.
The web version of the messenger has a different interface, and therefore you will have to exit the chats in a different way:
- Launch Web Version.
- Select a conversation in the chat list.
- Open her.
- Click on the name of the dialogue written in the blue bar at the top.
- In the list that appears, select your name, click on it.
- Select the “Leave” button (or “Leave”).
- Confirm your actions by clicking on “OK”.
How to exit the messenger on all devices at once
In order not to waste time exiting the application on each device individually, you can use the universal method of simultaneously terminating all sessions. Sessions will be completed, with the exception of the open one on the device from which the universal exit is conducted. You can exit dialogs on all devices on your phone in 5 clicks.
How to do it:
- Launch Telegram App.
- Go to the Settings tab.
- Open the “Privacy and Security”.
- Select Active Sessions.
- Click on “Show all sessions”, disconnect all unnecessary devices.
Logging out of Telegram on all devices will help protect data when the phone is lost or stolen. The creators of the messenger provided an interesting function – self-destruction. It allows you to delete an account if the user does not log in to the account for a certain time.
You can activate this ability in the settings. By default, the application has a time period of several months. You can also add self-destruction of hidden dialogs.
At first glance, Telegram may seem difficult to use. But this is not so. You can get used to it very quickly, and for many it becomes the most convenient messenger. And if you still need to leave all online sessions in Telegram, it will only take a few clicks.