How to leave an iMessage group text on iOS

Quick show of hands: How many of you have gotten stuck in a multi-person iMessage session that caused your phone to go “buzz” every five seconds? 

Yep. We’ve all been there. In the old days, in order to escape the constant buzzing, you had to turn on iOS’s system-wide Do Not Disturb feature or switch off all notifications for the Messages app. In iOS 8 and later, however, you can easily leave a noisy group chat with just a few taps. Here’s how.

First, pop open the Messages app and navigate to the troublesome chat. Tap Details, scroll down, then tap Leave this Conversation. Just like that, you’ll be removed from the chat and be able to regain some peace and quiet.

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