How to Delete Text Messages on iPhone

In this post, we’ll see how to delete text messages on iPhone. Let’s get started.

Delete Individual Message or Multiple Messages of a Conversation

  1. Open Messages app. Open the conversation.
  2. Long press the one you want to remove. Hit “More.”
  3. Now, select other messages you want to delete if you want to remove multiple messages.
  4. Tap “Trash can” icon > Delete Message (you can see this if you’ve chosen a single message) or Delete X Messages (X is the number of messages you’ve selected to delete. You can see this if you’ve selected multiple messages).

Delete a Conversation on iPhone

  1. Open Messages. Tap the conversation.
  2. Long press a message and then tap “More.”
  3. Hit “Delete All” at the top.
  4. Tap “Delete Conversation.”

Alternate Way

  1. Open Messages app.
  2. Swipe the conversation you want to delete to the left.
  3. Now, you can see the “Delete” option. Hit it.
  4. In the popup, tap “Delete.”

Delete Multiple or All Conversations on iPhone

  1. Open Messages app.
  2. Tap three horizontal dots at the top > Select Messages.
  3. Select the ones you want to delete. If you want to delete all, then select all the conversations.
  4. Tap “Delete.”

That’s it. All done.

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