How to Delete Messages on Facebook Messenger?

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Who on earth doesn’t know about Facebook? Facebook is one of the biggest social media websites in the world with over billions of active users. The growing craze of Facebook couldn’t even reach its top and Facebook released its Messenger app.

Since the inception of the Facebook Messenger app, it has been ruling the social media apps world. Reason?? Its ease of use, user-friendly interface, being it’s one of the lightweight apps and the best part, It’s totally free. And certainly, the list is long!!

If you are not familiar with the features and the proper uses of Facebook Messenger and the exact definition of it, no worries! We will tell you everything about this messenger app before going to learn how to delete messages on Facebook messenger.

What is Facebook Messenger??

Facebook Messenger is an instant text and voice messaging application. It comes integrated with the official web-based Facebook. We do not always feel comfortable surfing Facebook via its official website, but we always keep our phone along. So the Facebook messenger application is something that lets us be in touch with our friends, colleagues, and relatives all the time.

The following features makes this app one of the leading instant messaging apps all in the world and make it stand out of the crowd.

  • The best part of this app is its free, all you need to run this application is the internet and no additional costs involved.
  • This app doesn’t only help you have a text chat but voice and video chats can also be done on the Facebook messenger app. You can even send maps along with videos and photos on Facebook messenger.
  • Stickers, group chats, easy interface, are some other features in the list.

How to Delete Messages on Facebook Messenger:

Before I start my guide, let me know how do you delete Facebook messages?? No idea?? Well, it’s ok, no worries, don’t panic. I tell you how! Read along.

In this guide, we will walk you through the guide on deleting messages on Facebook and Facebook messenger at your end. But people often misinterpret deleting Facebook messages by deleting it permanently from both sides, from the sender as well as the receiver. If you have come in hope that after deleting your message at your end will disallow the receiver to read the message, then go away! This article is not for you!

Once a message has been transmitted from your end, you can’t delete it permanently. You can clear the chat history at your end but not at the receivers’ end until you have access to that phone.

Besides, deleted Facebook messages can’t be reversed, so be careful while deleting. After the deletion has been performed, no matter how hard you try, you can’t get the messages back.

Now since you know all the basics and important things about Facebook and its messenger app, it’s time to go in-depth on deleting messages.

#How to delete messages on Facebook:

Deleting the Facebook messages is as easy as the cakewalk, whether it’s deleting them on the website or on the messenger. It just due to the lack of knowledge, people go panic and start wondering about the solution over the internet.

If you have been spending much time on Facebook, you should have known the procedure by now! But anyway, better late than never. The time has now come; you should know how to delete messages on Facebook as well as on its messenger app.

So in order to delete messages on Facebook, you need to be in your Facebook account. You better know how to do it!

Once you are on the homepage of your Facebook, move your cursor on the left side and click on Messages. Now open the chat or a conversation you want to delete a message from and click on the actions menu place on the top right corner.

In the list of options, you need to select Delete Messages… in order to delete single or multiple messages from the list but not the entire chat. Now check the box next to the chat messages you want to delete and click on Delete, the selected messages will be deleted.

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Similarly, you need to select the Delete Conversation from the Actions menu in order to delete the entire chat. The whole process is extremely easy and won’t take more than just a few seconds.

#Deleting Messages in Facebook Messenger:

To delete messages from the Facebook messenger app, you don’t need to do anything much. Just take the Android phone on your hands and go to the app menu, head over to the messenger app, tap it and open it up.

The moment later, the Facebook Messenger app will be launched.

You can see a list of all your conversations with your friends. Now open the chat you want to delete the messages off. I’m sure you know how to open a chat, right?

Now first you need to decide the message you want to delete. Once you are done selecting the message, long-tap it for a couple of seconds. The very next moment, a menu containing the delete option will appear.

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Just tap the Delete option, confirm the process and you are done! This way we can delete the single message of a conversation.

If you are willing to delete the entire chat thread, instead of deleting all the messages one by one, you can delete them all at once. For this, just press the back button and come to the recent chat window(The first screen you see after launching the app). Now long lap the chat you want to delete entirely. You will see a screen similar to the following screen.

Now in order to delete the conversation, select the Delete option from the list and confirm the process. Your conversation with that particular person would be deleted at your end!

Simple right?? Yes, it’s really easy to delete Facebook messages.

I am assuming after going through this comprehensive guide on how to delete messages on Facebook messenger; you have all your doubts clear.

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