The above is the case of Android. In the case of the iPhone, it only has My status option, Frequently contacted and Recent chats section.
Removing the conversation of contact will remove it from the Recent chats section. Let’s see some important things before proceeding to the steps.
Remember that a group chat in the Recent chats section will remain there until you exit from that group and delete its chat.
Keep in mind that the below steps will remove a contact from the Recent chats section. This is the case for the iPhone. But in the case of Android, those contact will appear in Other contacts section.
Remember that Other contacts section contains all your WhatsApp contains except the ones that are in the Frequently contacted and Recent chats.
Let’s see the steps to do this task on Android and iPhone:
In the Chats tab, long-press the conversation(s) that you want to remove from the Recent chats section.
Hit the Trash can icon at the top.
In the pop-up, select Delete media in this chat option if you want to delete media of this chat. Otherwise, unselect it.
Hit Delete option in the pop-up.
The following are the steps to remove a single conversation.
Hit Chats, which you can find between Camera and Settings at the bottom.
Slide the conversation that you want to remove from the Recent chats section to the left.
Tap More, which you can find beside Archive.
In the pop-up, hit Delete Chat, which you can find beneath Clear Chat.
In the pop-up, tap the Delete Chat option.