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Delete or Archive Channel

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By archiving a Channel, you will still preserve the conversation history, however it will no longer be open for new conversations or activities.

What to anticipate

  • The archive icon will be displayed right next to the Channel name
  • Members will get notified that the Channel has been archived
  • If it’s a public Channel, members will be removed from it
  • Messages and shared files will still be searchable inside the Channel for your team members
  • Each user can archive and unarchive a public Channel
  • Only Channel members can archive private Channels
  • Channels can be deleted only by Workspace owners and administrators
  • Direct Channels can not be archived or deleted by users

Archiving a Channel

  1. Click on the information details icon within the Channel at the top right corner
  2. Click on . . . More
  3. Choose Archive [channel_name]
  4. Click on Yes, archive this channel in the confirmation dialog

You can also unarchive a Channel, see below how:

  1. Click on the Channel browser option at the top left corner
  2. Search for the Channel you wish to activate again, or simply type the name of the Channel in the search bar
  3. Click on the information details icon within the Channel at the top right corner
  4. Click on … More
  5. Choose Un-archive [channel_name]

Deleting a Channel

It is possible to delete a Channel permanently from your Pumble Workspace. Just keep in mind that the better option would be to simply archive it in order to preserve the conversation history within the Channel.

If you are sure about deleting the Channel, please do the following:

  1. Click on the Channel you wish to delete
  2. Click on the Information details icon at the top right corner
  3. Click on . . . More
  4. Choose Delete [channel_name]
  5. Click on Yes, delete this channel in the confirmation dialog

Deleting a previously archived Channel

Since archived channels remain being a part of your Workspace, it is also possible to delete them. Here, you can see how to do that.

  1. Click on the Channel browser option at the top left corner
  2. Click on Filters, and choose Archived channels from the drop down list
  3. Search for the archived Channel that you wish to delete
  4. Open that Channel
  5. Click on the Information details icon at the top right corner
  6. Click on . . . More
  7. Choose Delete [channel_name]
  8. Click on Yes, I want to delete this channel in the confirmation dialog