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Slack organises conversations into dedicated spaces called
channels. When someone no longer needs to be a part of a channel, they can be removed. By default, workspace owners and admins can remove people from public channels, and members can remove people from private channels. What to expect
Anyone can be removed from a channel by those with permission.
All members and guests need to be added back to a private channel to rejoin it, and guests also need to be added back to a public channel to rejoin it.
Note: Workspace owners and org owners can restrict who has permission to remove people from channels. If you’re unable to remove someone from a channel, find an owner and ask for help.
Remove people from channels
When you remove someone from a channel, Slackbot will notify that person.
Open the channel that you want to remove someone from.
Click on the cluster of profile pictures in the top right. Find the person that you want to remove and click on their name.
Below their profile information, click on
Remove from [channel name]. Click on
Yes, remove them to confirm.
Tap the channel that you want to remove someone from.
/remove @member in the message field .
paper plane icon.
Note: It's not possible to remove people from the #general channel.
Who can use this feature?
workspace owners, workspace admins and members