How to delete a Telegram Channel

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You are looking for a guide who can show you in detail how to delete a Telegram channel? Very well, you just found it! In this guide we will provide you with all the instructions to succeed in your intent and delete the Telegram channel of which you are administrator.

All in all, it is a simple and quick procedure, but also irreversible. Once completed, you will no longer be able to retrace your steps: the Telegram channel will be deleted, with all its messages. Therefore, it is a choice that must certainly be carefully considered!



But then take a few minutes of free time: we are sure that, once you have finished reading, you will have a clearer picture of everything. But no more delay, let's go!

How to delete a Telegram channel

It may happen that a Telegram channel (read also How to Create a Bot on Telegram) founded some time ago is no longer particularly active, or that other priorities in life are simply given. The reasons why a person decides to get rid of a certain project can be various, and we will not go into this topic much here.

We will only provide guidance on how to delete a Telegram channel in a few simple steps. But let's go in order: in the next lines we will give you all the steps for elimination, from smartphone and PC.

Let's start with mobile devices. A first procedure provides for open the chat list available, from which you will have to find the group you want to delete. At the top right corner is a gear icon with settings. Click on it in the new window that appears select "Information". At the bottom of the list, click on "Delete".


The second way to go, again from a smartphone, consists of the following steps:


  • open Telegram and find the chat you want to delete;
  • press for a few seconds on the channel name;
  • now press on "Delete". Messages, photos and users in the channel will disappear forever.

The other way if you are wondering how to delete a Telegram channel, is what the use of a PC presupposes. If you are more comfortable doing certain operations using the computer, know that it is possible to delete the Telegram channel also via the desktop. The procedure is the same, except for the fact that you will have to use Telegram Web, which is the Telegram app available from a browser that can be used via PC.

Therefore, open Telegram Web using your PC's default browser, search for the channel you wish to delete and click on “Delete” once you have found the channel in question. Very well, now we can sum up and go to the conclusions of this article.

How to delete a Telegram channel

Telegram is a instant messaging app which has specialized over the years in channels (read our Telegram VS Signal comparison). These are chats that are very often used to promote their activities, in some cases even with an economic implication, but not necessarily. Having said that, it is also good to say that keeping an active and up-to-date channel is a complex thing.


In fact, you need a great organization to be able to update the channel every day with fresh and always renewed contents. And it is for this reason that sometimes we throw in the towel a little and decide to eliminate it. However, it is a real shame, and it is precisely for this reason - especially when the channel is particularly "populated" - that we invite you to reflect before making such an important choice.

You should now have a clear and complete overview of how to delete a Telegram channel. We certainly invite you to reflect before making this decision, which is actually irreversible: once the channel is deleted, there is no going back! We just have to give you an appointment at the next one, in the hope that our guide has been useful to you in practice. Here is a guide that might be for you: Best Funny Telegram Bots


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