Telegram Tips and Tricks: Delete messages by date, here's how | How-to

Telegram Tips and Tricks: Delete messages by date, here's how

Want to delete messages on Telegram by date? You can do it by following three simple steps. Check the step-by-step guide here.

| Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 12:57 IST
Here is how you can delete messages on Telegram by date. (Telegram)

There are several social networking applications like Telegram, WhatsApp, among others using which you can stay connected with your friends and family. Using these applications you can not only chat with the person in your contact but can also share media files like images, audios, videos, and more. These messaging applications also provide you with the option of deleting messages. You may want to delete messages if you send it by mistake to someone else or there is a typo or wrong information has been sent or something else.

But what needs to be noted is that if you are a WhatsApp user you will only have about an hour after you have sent a message to request to Delete for Everyone. Telegram users can delete the message for both themselves and the receiver anytime. Also Read: Instagram to help find missing children; launches AMBER Alerts

If you want to delete a message or a set of messages sent on Telegram all you need to do is just select the message or messages you want to delete. Then click on the delete icon that will pop up at the right top corner. As you will click on the delete icon a message pops up asking "Are you sure you want to delete these messages? along with a check box asking if you want to delete the message or messages for the receiver as well.

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You can click on the check box if you want to delete the message/messages for the receiver too and you are done. While if you want to delete Telegram messages by date, here is how you can do so. Also Read: iPhones can now control Android TV devices! Here is how you can do it

Here is all you need to know about Delete Messages by Date Feature

The feature to Delete Messages by Date got updated on the App on December 7, 2021. Telegram users have complete control over their digital footprint and can delete any messages from a conversation at any time. With the help of this feature Telegram users can clear chat history from a specific day or date range in any one-on-one chat.

It needs to be noted that clearing history by date currently only works in one-on-one chats, but messages in any chat can be set to auto-delete one day, week, or month after sending.

How to Delete Messages by Date on Telegram

Step 1:

Open Telegram and go to the chat from where you want to delete the messages.

Step 2:

To open the calendar, tap the date bar that pops up as you scroll through the chat.

Step 3:

Now, you need to choose which days to clear.

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First Published Date: 04 Jun, 15:21 IST