Hide, mute, or pin a chat in Teams

Hide, mute, or pin a chat in Teams

While you can't delete a chat in Teams, you can hide it from your chat list or mute it so you stop getting notifications. Here are more details.

Hide a chat

While you can't delete an entire chat, you can hide a chat from your chat list if it's not relevant to you anymore. To hide a chat, select Chat  Open chat button to open the chat list. Next to the chat you want to hide, select More options  More options button > Hide.

Mute or hide a chat in Teams

The chat will be hidden until someone posts a new message to it. (And you can always resume an old conversation that you've hidden as well.)

You are able to delete individual messages that you've sent.

Mute a chat

When you mute a chat, you'll still be included in the conversation, but won't get notifications from it. 

Select Chat  Open chat button to open the chat list. Find the name of the chat you want to mute. Then, select More options More options button > Mute. If you change your mind, just select it again and unmute it. 

An icon appears next to the names of the participants to remind you that the chat has been muted.

Pin a chat

You can pin frequent conversations to the top of your chat list.

Select Chat Open chat button to open the chat list. Find the name of the conversation you want to pin. Then, select More options  More options button > Pin. This ensures that the chat stays at the top of your list. If you change your mind, just select it again and unpin it. 

Teams pin a chat

Swipe left on Chat  Open chat button and then tap Mute, Pin, or Hide. If you change your mind, just tap it again to undo it. 

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