Delete Instant Messages

Welcome to the Skype community. To get started please read our short welcome post. Thanks!
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Do you mean 
Reply

Delete Instant Messages

I would please like to ask, How can I delete a conversation in Skype without deleting my contact?

evatti
Novel Tourist
Kudos: 0
Posts: 1
Registered: 19-12-2011
Message 1 of 7 (4,489 Views)

Re: Delete Instant Messages

Can anyone tell me please how to delete earlier instant messages on skype. I am using Windows XP

sanmart61
Novel Adventurer
Kudos: 1
Posts: 2
Registered: 01-02-2012
Message 2 of 7 (4,278 Views)

Re: Delete Instant Messages

In tools-options-IM setting in left column-clear history

that would be best reply, I can find to delete instant messages

maryam_physics
Novel Tourist
Kudos: 1
Posts: 1
Registered: 14-09-2012
Message 3 of 7 (2,897 Views)

Re: Delete Instant Messages

[ Edited ]

1) Highlight the text with your mouse

2) Right click

3) Select 'Remove Message'

 

A dialogue box will pop up asking for verfication of message deletion to which you simply click 'Remove' and it's done. You can also edit your message in this way.

 

NOTE to the oblivious: You can only remove/edit your own IM's, not the other person's. ;P

LadiKati
Novel Tourist
Kudos: 0
Posts: 1
Registered: 05-12-2013
Message 4 of 7 (873 Views)

Re: Delete Instant Messages

does this also remove the message from the other chat participants?

corv
Novel Tourist
Kudos: 0
Posts: 1
Registered: 17-04-2014
Message 5 of 7 (510 Views)

Re: Delete Instant Messages

Hi everyone,

 

Skype still lacks feature that will remove old messages selectively and completely with your chat partners, so do a serach for a 3rd party app like

DeleteSkypeHistory (standard ed.) http://deleteskypehistory.com/standard-edition/index.php

Hope this will help u.

Buggy_Red
Routine Adventurer
Kudos: 3
Posts: 17
Registered: 25-04-2014
Message 6 of 7 (471 Views)

Re: Delete Instant Messages

I have tried this but when I right click there is no option to remove message

hondo196080
Novel Tourist
Kudos: 0
Posts: 1
Registered: 09-06-2014
Message 7 of 7 (323 Views)
Reply

© 2014 Skype and/or Microsoft. The Skype name, associated trade marks and logos and the "S" logo are trade marks of Skype or related entities. Use of this website constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Use and Privacy and Cookie policy.

No emergency calls with Skype
Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling