Delete a chat

If you want to the delete the chat that you had with someone else or the chat that you had in a group you can do it, is easy and really fast to do it. Remember, when you delete the chat that you had with a WhatsApp contact or WhatsApp groups chat, the messages are permanently deleted from your phone.

If you want to delete the chat that you had with a friend, there a two ways to do it.

1. Delete a once at a time:

  • Go to the WhatsApp application and open it by tapping on itapplication
  • Once you have opened the WhatsApp app, you will see some menu tabs at the bottom, go to “Chats” tab that it is located at the bottom of the app, the second tap from right to left and tap on itChats
  • When you enter to the “ Chats “ window, you will see all your friends that you have a chat open with and you will also see all the group chats that you have open, search for your friend name with whom you have a chat open and that you want to delete the chat, tap on the chat and swipe to de leftswipe to de left
  • Once you have tap and swipe to the left you will see two options, go to the “ More ” button, which is the second option located from right to left and tap on itMore
  • When you tap on the “ More ” option, a pop-up window will appear with multiple options, go to the “ Delete Chat ” option, which is the fifth option that you will see on the list and the one with red letters, hover on that option and tap on itdelete chat
  • Once you have tapped on the “Delete Chat ” option, a confirmation window will appear asking you if you are sure you want to delete the chat with your contact friend, go to the “ Delete Chat ” option which is the first option you will see and with red letters, hover on that option and tap on it.Delete

2. Delete one or more chats at once, unfortunately you can not delete group chats this way:

  • Go to the WhatsApp application and open it by tapping on itapplication
  • Once you have opened the WhatsApp app, you will see some menu tabs at the bottom, go to “Chats” tab that it is located at the bottom of the app, the second tap from right to left and tap on itchats tab
  • When you enter to the “ Chats “ window, you will see all your friends that you have a chat open with and you will also see all the group chats that you have open, go to the edit button located at the top left corner of the “ Chats ” window and tap on itedit
  • Once you have selected the “ Edit “ option , all the chats will enter to the edit mode, select the chats that you want to delete (except the groups chats) by tapping on each chatoption
  • When you are done selecting the chats that you want to delete go to the “ Delete ” option located at the bottom right corner and tap on ittap on it
  • Once you have tapped on the “ Delete ” option, a confirmation window will appear, go to the “Delete (the number of chats to delete) chats”, which is the first option you will see in red letters and tap on it.delete 3 chats

Delete a group chat:

  •  Go to the WhatsApp application and open it by tapping on itapplication
  • Once you have opened the WhatsApp app, you will see some menu tabs at the bottom, go to “Chats” tab that it is located at the bottom of the app, the second tap from right to left and tap on itsecond tap from right to left
  • When you enter to the “ Chats “ window, you will see all your friends that you have a chat open with and you will also see all the group chats that you have open, search for the group chat that that you have open and that you want to delete, tap on the chat and swipe to de leftswipe to de left
  • Once you have tap and swipe to the left you will see two options, go to the “ More ” button, which is the second option located from right to left and tap on itMore
  • To delete the group chat, first you will need to leave the group, so when you tap on the “ More ” option, a pop-up window will appear with multiple options, go to the “ Exit Group ” option, which is the fifth option that you will see on the list and the one with red letters, hover on that option and tap on itexit group
  • Once you have tapped on the “ Exit Group ” option, a confirmation window will appear asking you if you are sure you want to exit the group, go to the “ Exit Group ” option which is the first option you will see and with red letters, hover on that option and tap on it.tap on
  • Once you have left the group, the chat that you had with on the group will remaing, go to the group chat ,tap on the chat again and swipe to de lefttap on the chat again
  • Once you have tap and swipe to the left you will see two options, go to the “ More ” button, which is the second option located from right to left and tap on itMore
  • When you tap on the “ More ” option, a pop-up window will appear with multiple options, go to the “ Delete Group ” option, which is the fifth option that you will see on the list and the one with red letters, hover on that option and tap on itred letters
  • Once you have tapped on the “ Delete Group ” option, a confirmation window will appear asking you if you are sure you want to delete the group chat, go to the “ Delete Group ” option which is the first option you will see and with red letters, hover on that option and tap on it.hover on that option