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Recent chat history with Skype on Windows 8

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Casual Tourist

Hello

I have spent a lot of time and I cannot figure a way to delete all the recent history from a chat conversation in the new skype windows 8 from the app store.

even when I restart/shutdown, I come back and the recent history stills there.

Anyone help?

 

thank you.

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Accepted as a solution by soplaz
‎28-08-2015 11:00

Skype >> Win + C >> Settings >> Options >> Clear History.

 

Regards,
Tamim
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Super Aviator
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Accepted as a solution by soplaz
‎28-08-2015 11:00

Skype >> Win + C >> Settings >> Options >> Clear History.

 

Regards,
Tamim
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Location - Dhaka | Bangladesh - Standard Time Zone: GMT/UTC + 06:00 hour

If one of my replies has adequately addressed your issue, please click on the “Accept as Solution” button. If you found a post useful then please "Give Kudos" at the bottom of my post, so that this information can benefit others.
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Novel Adventurer

The clear history button doesn't work. At best it clears one party's conversation but retains the incoming converstion. This app is really awful !!!

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Super Aviator

You can also try to delete the main.db file (history database file)

C:\Users\tamim\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.SkypeApp_kzf8qxf38zg5c\LocalState\tamim\main.db

Regards,
Tamim
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Location - Dhaka | Bangladesh - Standard Time Zone: GMT/UTC + 06:00 hour

If one of my replies has adequately addressed your issue, please click on the “Accept as Solution” button. If you found a post useful then please "Give Kudos" at the bottom of my post, so that this information can benefit others.
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Novel Adventurer
Surely one can't keep on doing that just to clear the history. They just need to fix this and many other bugs with the app. When is the next upgrade due to be released?
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Casual Tourist

Seriously. I have a hard time gettting the app to update on time when I recieve a new Im, cant right click and delete a single IM window, cant unlink my microsoft account without deleting the whole thing. Its ridiculous! These issues need to be addressed.

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Novel Adventurer

I've been chasing Skype support and it seems on Windows 8 there isn't a fix for deleting conversations but they assure me that this will be fixed in the next update.... just don't know when that update will happen. It needs to be soon !

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Former Staff

Next update should be available in 8 days.

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Casual Tourist

Is there an update on this issue yet?  The problem does not yet seem to be resolved.

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Novel Adventurer

The solution offered by deleting the entire history is not appropriate. I need to retain some chats and delete unwanted ones.

is there a fix for this?

 

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