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How to delete IM converstions

How so i deleted an IM conversation. Or clear the chat window

bugcollector1
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Re: How to delete IM converstions

Click Skype > Privacy... >  Under Keep history for, click Clear history

 

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Tamim
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Re: How to delete IM converstions

I accidentally sent a contact a contact through IM to one of my friends. I highlighted and right clicked to try to delete and I don't get that option. Please help me delete this IM. Thank you.

HenrikaG
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Re: How to delete IM converstions


HenrikaG wrote:

I accidentally sent a contact a contact through IM to one of my friends. I highlighted and right clicked to try to delete and I don't get that option. Please help me delete this IM. Thank you.


There is a 1 hour timeframe when you can delete any sent messages. After that, it’s no longer possible to delete the messages.

ruwim
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I was within the hour when I sent the message asking for help. I think there is something about sending a contact that is different...because it did not allow me to delete in text...can you please advise. thank you

HenrikaG
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Re: How to delete IM converstions

same problem here :\ there is no option availavle to remove the contact dropped in the IM .

The remove message option is only for the conversations

djshankey
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Skype is truly a great software but I really don't understand 2 things:
1) Why don't the developers enable the delete option beyond one hour? and,
2) Why, when you delete the history can't you choose which contact's history to delete, instead of having to delete the entire history.
If you don't know the answers, do you know who or where I can ask or post these suggestions to?
Cheers !
anati
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Re: How to delete IM converstions

You still can delete selected messages from your computer using 3rd party applications, but nothing will remove these messages from your contact’s Skype.

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/How-to-remove-Chat-history-for-a-single-contact/m-p/380305#M33...

 

ruwim
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Thanks!
It doesn't explain why Skype doesn't enable it directly - why is a 3rd party needed? But never mind, I'll be happy with what I got from you :wink:
anati
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it worked for me.. thanks..
hasan1o1
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