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How to Delete WhatsApp Messages Permanently on iPhone

author Lois Green
date Tunesday, March 08, 2016

If you use WhatsApp frequently, you find that it stores plenty of communicating text, images and videos. It is convenient if you want to take a review on it. However, these chat history can eat up large space which may cause lag performance of your iPhone and some of them are somehow confidential. Luckily, aside from stop WhatsApp from saving photo and videos to iPhone (opens new window), there are ways that you can apply to delete WhatsApp messages permanently from iPhone 6s/6/5s.

Note: You are advised to backup your iPhone WhatsApp message (opens new window)s before deleteion so you can get them back easily if accident deletion happened.

Part 1: How to Delete Single or Multiple WhatsApp Messages on iPhone

  1. Launch WhatsApp and then tap on contact or group conversation that contains the messages you want to delete in Chats.

  2. Hold your finger on a certain message to bring up options including Copy, Forward and Delete.

  3. Tap on Delete then you are able to tick off messages you want to delete.

  4. Mark down one or more messages you want to delete, and then tap on Delete (Trash icon) on the bottom page of the screen to remove the single or multiple messages on your iPhone.

Delete WhatsApp Messages on iPhone

Part 2: How to Clear WhatsApp Chats from a Contact/Group

  1. Launch WhatsApp on iPhone and then go to Chats.

  2. Decide messages under which contact you want to delete. Swipe left the contact to show available options.

  3. You will see two options: More and Archive. Tap on More and then Clear Chats to delete chat history from a contact.

Delete WhatsApp Chats Note: If you delete a Group Chat, you will see Exit button instead of Delete. Tap on Exit, and then swipe left again. Then tap on More > Delete Group to remove the group chat from iPhone.

Part 3: How to Delete All WhatsApp Chat Contents from iPhone

  1. Open WhatsApp on your iPhone and go to Settings.

  2. Tap Chats and then select Clear All Chats.

  3. You will be required to enter WhatsApp number to accomplish your order. Confirm your action by taping on Delete All Chats. That's it. All WhatsApp messages are removed permanently from your iPhone, but you can continue to participate in groups or conversation.

Clear All WhatsApp Chats on iPhone

Part 4: How to Delete WhatsApp Account on iPhone

  1. Open WhatsApp on iPhone then tap on Settings.

  2. Navigate to Account > Delete My Account.

  3. Type in your mobile phone number with full international format: + [Country Code] [Full Phone Number].

Delete WhatsApp Account

  1. Confirm your action by taping on Delete My Account again. That's it. There are many ways to delete WhatsApp messages; you can remove a single message, individual chat history or even the whole conversation from iPhone. Hope above methods bring you a smooth deletion of WhatsApp data. By the way, if you delete iPhone WhatsApp messages accidently without backup, try FonePaw iPhone Data Recovery (opens new window) to recover delete WhatsApp chat history from your iPhone (opens new window).

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