Apple® iPhone® - Delete Message

Note Notes:

  • The following steps apply to when an iMessage is sent. The iMessage requires a data or Wi-Fi connection.
  • When a message is sent, the type is indicated by differing colors.


  1. From a Home screen, tap the Messages icon Messages app.
  2. Tap the appropriate conversation.
    Note To delete a single conversation swipe left over the conversation that you want to delete, tap Delete, then tap Delete again to confirm.
    Note To delete more than one conversation, tap Edit (prior to selecting a conversation) > tap a conversation > tap Delete (lower-right).
  3. Tap and hold a message.
  4. Tap More.
  5. Tap the Trash Can icon Trash (delete) icon (lower-left).
  6. Tap Delete Message.