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Deleting messages and chats

You can delete messages, individual chats, or your entire chat history by following these steps.

To delete one or more messages from a chat

  1. Open WhatsApp and go to the chat containing the message you wish to delete.
  2. Hold your finger on a message you wish to delete, then tap Delete.
  3. Tap the other messages if you wish to delete more than one, then tap the trash can icon.

To delete an individual chat

  1. Go to the Chats screen.
  2. Tap Edit in the top left corner.
  3. Tap the circle on the left of the chat you wish to delete then tap Delete.

Alternatively, you can swipe left on the chat in the Chats screen, tap More > Delete Chat.

To clear all chat history, but continue to participate in groups

  1. Go to WhatsApp > Settings > Chats.
  2. Tap Clear All Chats.

Note: Using Clear All Chats will not remove you from any groups.

Learn how to delete messages or chats on: Android | Windows Phone | Nokia S40 | BlackBerry | Nokia S60 | BlackBerry 10

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WhatsApp Support Team