How To Stop A Sequence In Hubspot

Numerous enterprises currently utilize HubSpot for automating their marketing tasks. One particular task involves utilizing sequences, which are a set of scheduled email templates that are sent out to aid in nurturing potential leads. Nevertheless, there may arise a situation where you require halting a sequence that has been initiated in HubSpot. In this blog post, we will provide instructions on how to stop a sequence in HubSpot.

Step 1: Accessing the Sequences Tool

To begin, you need to navigate to the Sequences tool in HubSpot. This can be done by following these steps.

  • Sign in to your HubSpot account.
  • On the top navigation menu, click on ‘Automation’.
  • In the drop-down list that appears, click on ‘Sequences’.

Step 2: Identifying the Sequence to Stop

Once you’re in the Sequences tool, you’ll be presented with a list of all your ongoing sequences. Scroll through the list and identify the sequence you want to stop.

Step 3: Stopping the Sequence

After identifying the sequence, follow these steps to stop it:

  • Click on the name of the sequence to open its details.
  • In the upper right corner of the sequence details page, click on the Actions dropdown.
  • From the drop-down list, select Unenroll contacts.

You will then see a dialog box, where you can choose to unenroll all contacts, or select specific contacts to unenroll.

// example code to stop a sequence
  sequenceId: 'your_sequence_id',
  contactId: 'all' // or specific contact ids

After confirming, the selected contacts will be unenrolled, effectively stopping the sequence for them.


Stopping a sequence in HubSpot is a straightforward process that can be achieved in a few clicks. Whether you’re stopping a sequence because it’s completed its purpose, or because you need to adjust your marketing strategy, knowing how to stop a sequence is an essential skill for any HubSpot user. We hope this guide has been helpful in that regard.