How To Delete Whatsapp Messages Step by Step Guide

Have you ever sent messages to your friend or lover once and suddenly you feel that you send some irrelevant messages or wrong messages? Then you think that the messages app has some advanced options to delete or undo the sent messages.

In 2017 whatsapp introduced a new advanced feature Delete for everyone. It allows its user to delete their sent messages within a certain time period, so we are going to discuss all about this feature.

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How can you delete your send message in whatsapp

To delete your send messages you have to update and open whatsapp messenger and follow these steps:

  • Open whatsapp and go to the chats and select your message which you want to delete.
  • Tap and hold the message for a few seconds, you will see the menu on top if you have android and if you have iPhone menu will appear from bottom.
  • You can also delete multiple messages at a time.
  • Now you can select the delete option.
  • And then tap on Delete For Everyone.

Taping Delete For Me instead of Deleting For Everyone, this will only delete messages for you but your receiver still see the messages.

What’s the timeframe for message deletion?

You can delete your whatsapp messages sent to someone within the time frame of 2 days. You are not eligible for this after 2 days. WhatsApp messages delete duration was 7 min when they introduced this feature then they increased the time duration from 7 min to 1 hour. Then in 2022 they introduced the ability to delete WhatsApp send messages in the first 2 days.

Is the recipient able to detect if you have deleted a message?

Yes, your recipient sees the notification of This message was deleted (which won’t raise any suspicions) However, it is very important to note that there is also a possibility of them unintentionally viewing messages prior to your opportunity to delete them.


WhatsApp is the most popular messaging application nowadays. It has many advanced features and updates their features day by day to improve user experience. Delete send messages is one of the amazing features in which you can delete you send messages to follow simple steps and within a given time frame. Receiver just sees the notification that the message was deleted. The time period in which you can delete the sent messages will increase from 7 min to 2 days as Whatsapp updates their features.


Open the chat containing the message, tap and hold the message, then select “Delete” from the menu.

Yes, you can choose to delete messages for yourself, or for both you and the recipient within a limited timeframe.

You have the first two days to delete a sent message for both parties.

Yes, the recipient will see a “This message was deleted” notification, but it won’t indicate the content of the message.

Yes, you can select multiple messages and delete them simultaneously using the “Delete for Everyone” option.

The process is the same for group chats: tap and hold the message, then choose “Delete” and select “Delete for Everyone.”

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