How to Delete Messages From Messenger

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Here’s how to delete messages from Messenger, in case you want to clean up your chat history.

How to Delete Messages From Messenger

Messenger is a popular messaging app worldwide, and it’s an excellent way to stay in contact with friends, family, and acquaintances. However, you may occasionally receive unsolicited messages from random people you want to delete. In this guide, we’ll show you how to delete messages from Messenger.

How to Delete Messages From Messenger

There are several ways to delete messages from Messenger. Below, we’ll look at how to do it from the mobile app and the desktop version of Facebook.

To delete messages from Messenger using the app:

  1. Open Messenger on your device.
  2. Go to the Chats tab.
  3. Find a message you want to delete and long-press it.
  4. Select the Delete option to delete the message.

To delete messages from Messenger on Facebook:

  1. Visit the Facebook website and log in.
  2. Tap on the Messenger icon at the top-right corner of Facebook.
  3. Select ‘See all in Messenger.’
  4. Hover over the message you want to delete and click the three dots.
  5. Select ‘Delete chat.’
  6. Confirm that you want to delete the chat.

That’s how to delete messages from Messenger using the app and the Facebook site. Note that this functionality will not undo a sent message. The messages only get deleted from your side, so the recipient can still see them. However, if you’re just trying to clean up your chats, this is an easy way to do it.

FAQ

What is the easiest way to delete messages on Messenger?

The easiest way to delete messages on Messenger is to use the built-in delete function. To do this, tap and hold on the message you want to delete, then tap the trash can icon that appears.

Why can’t I delete conversations on Messenger?

You can only delete conversations on Messenger if you are the admin of a group chat.

How do you delete all messages on Messenger on both sides?

Go to the messages tab, then click on the conversation you want to delete. At the top of the message window, click on the Actions menu, then select Delete Conversation.

How do I delete multiple messages on Messenger 2021?

Open the Facebook Messenger app on your phone. Tap and hold on the message you want to delete. Select any other messages you want to delete and tap “Delete” at the top of the screen. Tap “Delete” to confirm. Repeat these steps to delete multiple messages.

Does deleting a conversation on Messenger delete it for the other person?

No, it only deletes the conversation for you.

Can you delete messages on messages?

Yes, you can delete messages on Messenger, but only one at a time.

How do I delete messages?

To delete a message, open the message and tap the trash can icon in the top right-hand corner.

How do I delete messages from Messenger on my iPhone?

Open the Messenger app, then tap the Settings icon in the bottom right corner. Tap Account Settings, then scroll down to the Privacy section and tap Delete Messages. Select the conversations you want to delete, then tap Delete Messages.

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