Lew writes: In iOS 6 on iPhone you could clear all messages from a conversation. Can’t find a way of doing that short of deleting the person in the first screen of messaging.
I like to keep my wife there since she is the one I need to text most often and quickly. Any idea how to do it in the message itself?
Hi Lew! Try this:
- Open your wife’s conversation in Messages, tap and hold a message, then tap the “More” button that appears.
- Tap “Delete All” in the top-left corner of the screen.
That should delete all the messages in the conversation while keeping the conversation itself intact, and empty.
Lew replies: Man am I embarrassed! I just did not see that. The trash can at the bottom left caught my eye. Thanks for the help. Next time look at the whole screen Lew!
No worries. iOS 7 is such a big change from iOS 6 that it’s all too easy to get confused and miss the obvious—indeed, it’s happened to me, too.
Got more iOS 7 questions? Post ’em below, or send me an email.