How to Delete Messages on Messenger

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Sometimes, we want to clear our chat history from the Facebook messenger, but you have to take the decision that you are going to delete only one specific message or the entire conversation.

But remember one thing, You can just only delete the messages from your side, another person can still look over them. Messenger does n't provide the features like WhatsApp, both sides deleting option.

Here, we are going to explain you all the steps in details, how to delete messages on messenger.

How to delete messages on messenger App

These are the steps which explain you how to delete the messages on messenger:

  1. Open messenger app: Open the messenger app in your mobile.
  2. Login: Enter your email id with password and login.
  3. Tap on the home page: After login, you see the home-page icon, located at the bottom of left-corner in the chat section, tap on that.
  4. Select the User: After tapping on the user, you see your messages, select the message from your choice, which you want to delete.    
  5.  Tap on chat for a while: After selecting the message, just tap on that for a while and a list will generate, shows the delete option.
  6. Tap on delete: Tap on delete option from the list, again it will ask you to delete the conversation, tap on that.

But if you want to delete only one message just tap on that particular message for a while, On the bottom of chat section, you see the delete icon, tap on that and the selected message is deleted not the entire conversation.

When you tap on the delete button, it will take some time in deleting and after that your all conversation with the person gets automatically deleted.

How to delete messages on messenger on Desktop

These are the steps through which you can delete messages on messenger:

  1. Open web browser: Open your web browser and type www.messenger.com and press enter.
  2. Sign-in: Enter your Gmail id with password and press enter.
  3. Select the message: After Login, you see your messages, select the message from your choice, which you want to delete.
  4. Click on chat: After selecting the message, just click on that and a list will generate, shows the delete option.
  5. Select the delete: Select on delete option from the list, again it will ask you to delete the conversation, Click on that.

After this, you will see the entire conversation gets deleted from the chat section within the seconds.

How to delete messages on messenger on iPhone

These are the steps which explain you how to delete the messages on messenger:

  1. Tap on messenger app: Tap on the messenger app in your iPhone.
  2. Login: Enter your username with password and tap on login.
  3. Tap on message icon: After login, you see the message icon, located at the bottom of left-corner in chat section, tap on that.
  4. Select the conversation: After tapping, you see your conversation with people, select the message from your choice, which you want to delete.    
  5.  Tap on message: After selecting the message, just tap on that for a while, it will show you the delete option.
  6. Tap on delete: Tap on delete option, and you see your message is deleted now.

In case, if you want to delete the entire conversation just tap on that conversation, and it will generate the list, and you see the delete option there, tap on that. Your entire messages are deleted from the messenger now.

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