How To Leave a Workspace in Slack

Marty Youssef
Last updated on
January 3, 2024

Leaving a Slack workspace can be necessary for various reasons, such as changing jobs, decluttering your Slack account, or simply because you no longer need access to a particular workspace. This tutorial will guide you through the simple steps to leave a Slack workspace.

How To Leave a Workspace in Slack: Step-By-Step Guide

1. Open Slack: Start by opening your Slack application on your device or through a web browser to access the Slack interface.

2. Select the Workspace: Navigate within the Slack interface to the workspace you intend to leave. This is especially important if you're a member of multiple workspaces.

3. Access Workspace Settings: Click on your profile picture, located in the bottom left corner of Slack. This opens a menu. From this menu, select the 'Profile' option.

Access Workspace Settings in Slack

4. Navigate to Account Settings: In the profile section that appears on the right side of the Slack interface, click on the three dots icon. This reveals a dropdown menu, where you should select 'Account settings'.

Navigate to Account Settings in Slack

5. Deactivate Your Account: In the new window that opens with your account settings, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Here, you will find and need to click on the 'Deactivate your account' button.

Deactivate Your Account in Slack

6. Confirm Account Deactivation: You will be redirected to a page that asks for confirmation of your desire to deactivate your account. On this page, click the red button labeled 'Yes, deactivate my account'.

Confirm deactivation of account in Slack

7. Complete the Deactivation Process: On the following page, you will be required to tick a checkbox that confirms your decision, accompanied by the text 'Yes, I want to deactivate my account'. After ticking this box, click on the 'Deactivate my account' button, which is typically grey.

Complete the Deactivation Process in Slack

8. Deactivation Confirmation: Finally, you will be directed to a page confirming that your account has been successfully deactivated.

Deactivation Confirmation in Slack


Leaving a Slack workspace is a straightforward process that can help you manage your digital work environment more effectively. Remember to transfer any important information or documents before leaving, as access will be restricted once you leave the workspace.

Marty Youssef
Marty is a digital marketer with over 8 years working with clients to introduce word class software solutions for their business.