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4 Tricks to Delete/Clear/Recover iPhone message easily

Stored too many valuable iPhone messages that still not willing to give up? Tired of selecting from hundreds of messages that deciding to delete? Want to make your iPhone clean and neat? Still worried about your lost messages that you deleted by accident? Solving these tiny problems will make our life in perfect order.

How can we arrange our iPhone messages in a much easier way? Here are a few tricks which can help you solve those little troubles.

Part 1 : How to delete a specific message within a conversation?

Step 1: Open "message" app on your iPhone

Step 2: Tap and hold on any one message bubble. You will get a pop-up with two options: copy and more…

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Step 3: Tap on more… , you can now check any specific message that you want to delete. The one that you had initially tapped on during first step will be by default selected with a white checkmark sign.

Step 4: Tap the Trash icon in the corner, then confirm the message deletion by choosing “Delete Message”.

Part 2 : How to delete entire text message conversation from your iPhone?

Unlike removing segments of conversations, deleting the entire conversation has no confirmation, so be sure you want to delete the entire thread before continuing.

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Step 1: Open "message" app on your iPhone

Step 2: Choose the messages that you'd like to delete. If you use iOS 6 or earlier, please swipe from left to right. For iOS 7 or later, please swipe from right to left. You can also tap the "Edit" button at top of the screen and then tap the circle at the left of each conversation.

Step 3: Tap the red “Delete” button to instsantly remove the entire message conversation.

Part 3: How to delete iPhone message automatically?

iOS devices have setting option which could help you automatically delete your messages. Your message box could always stay clean and uncrowded. Let's do this step by step.

Step 1: Open "Settings" app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Click "Messages" and then press on the option "Keep Messages".

Step 3: Set the days that you would want your iPhone to delete your messages automatically, usually a year or 30days.

Step 4: Hit the "Delete option" to confirm automatic deletion setting.

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Note: This solution still has its deficiencies. Because some of the messages are important to us and we want to keep it. So delet message automatically may cause you to lose some valuable information, please use with great caution.

Part 4: How to Recover Deleted Messages from iPhone 6 Plus/6/5S/5C/4S/4/3GS

Recover data on your iPhone is not easy, especially you don't sync all your messages to your iTunes or iCloud. Syncios data recovery can help you recover all your deleted iPhone messages. Besides messages, it also can help you to find previous bookmarks, call history, contacts ,whatsapp messages as well as lost photos and videos and more.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to the computer, you'll see below window.

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Step 2: Scan your iPhone.

Click Start Scan button, then the program will automatically start scanning your iPhone accordingly.

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Step 3: Preview and recover iPhone messages.

When the scan progress is finished, you can preview all found data before performing recovery. Choose Messages and Messages Attachments to preview, then click Recover.

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Step 4: Recover deleted iPhone messages to your computer.

You can choose Recover to Computer. Currently, Syncios Data Recovery can only support recovering notes and contacts back to device, we will continue to support more file types.

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We should have realized how important it is to backup data. As long as you’ve backed up messages somewhere, you can restore it on your PC and retrieve deleted messages easily.

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