How to delete sent text messages on Android? - Very easy

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Therefore, we will go through in detail each of the steps you need to take to delete the sent and received SMS and all the conversations you have on Android.

Be careful as it varies slightly depending on what you want to do. Although all in all it is very simple to do.

How to delete text messages on Android

  • delete SMS messages on Android, what we will need to do is open the messages application from the app drawer.
  • Once we open the messages app, we will have to search for the conversation in which the message we want to delete is located.
  • After locating the conversation, we search for the message and hold it down for a few seconds.
  • This is selected and you will see that an icon in the form of a garbage can or trash can appear at the top of the screen.



  • By clicking on this icon we can see that a pop-up message appears with a message similar to this: " Do you want to delete this message? This action cannot be undone ". We confirm and the message is deleted forever.

How to delete conversations (SMS) on Android

  • Basically it is to do the same as the previous explanation. The only difference is that we have to hold down the conversation, we don't have to open it.
  • After a few seconds we can see that it is selected and a garbage can icon or basket appears at the top of the screen.
  • By clicking on this icon, it asks us to confirm that we are about to delete the conversation in question.
  • After confirming it, it is deleted and all SMS that we send and that have been sent to us are deleted forever. They cannot be recovered, so you need to be sure you want to delete said conversation.

How to delete all SMS conversations or messages on Android

  • This process is the same for deleting many entire conversations or for deleting multiple individual SMS messages.
  • In case you decide to delete all conversations SMS your Android, what you need to do is hold one of them for a few seconds.
  • Once selected (you will see a check mark on the left) you can press the rest of the conversations to select them one by one.
  • When all are selected, all we have to do is click on the icon basket up. Then we confirm and all selected conversations are permanently deleted.



  • In case you wish delete multiple SMS, you have to enter a chat and then press and hold one of them. You can keep pressing as many as you like to delete several at the same time.
  • After pressing everything, click again on the garbage can icon that is above everything.

As you can see it is too easy delete SMS messages or text messages on Android. Deleting entire conversations is also something you'll do in seconds. If you still have questions, remember that in the comments section found below this article, you can leave us the same and we will try to help you.



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