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How to Delete Multiple Messages on Messenger

Delete Multiple Messages

If you guys have been using Facebook for a very long time and use it to message your friends and connections. Then you guys will find your message inbox full of chats. You might also want to delete them as managing them is kinda hard, and especially useless messages are nothing but junk for you as well. Manually deleting them will really consume a lot of time. By default, Facebook will not permit you in order to delete multiple messages. Rather, you can also delete the whole conversation. In this article, we are going to talk about How to Delete Multiple Messages on Messenger. Let’s begin!

On the main messages window, you’ll also see an archive option that makes messages go away, however, it doesn’t erase them. Now you can go through each and every message and delete it one at a time. Now, this just sounds like a tedious thing to do. What if we tell you many other ways to do so? In this article, we will tell you about 3 Ways in order to Delete Multiple Facebook Messages.

How to Delete Multiple Messages on Messenger

Deleting Messages on your PC

In order to delete your multiple messages from Facebook via your PC as well as laptop you can follow the steps:

  • You have to login to your Facebook account.
  • On the upper right corner, just tap on Messages then select “See All in Messenger”  in the bottom left corner of the popup.
  • Now for deleting the entire message thread, hover over the chat and tap on the three-dot icon and then tap on the “Delete” option.
  • It will then prompt you guys with 3 options which are Cancel, Delete, or Hide Conversation. Tap on the “Delete” option in order to continue along with the deletion of the entire conversation.

For deleting any specific text or message of your conversation

  • You have to open the conversation & hover over the message.
  • Tap on the 3 horizontal dots and then tap on the Remove option.

Facebook Fast Delete Messages Chrome extension

Facebook Fast Delete Messages is a really famous Google Chrome extension that will definitely help you delete multiple messages. You have to follow the steps in order to install the extension and delete messages:

  • Just navigate to the chrome web store and follow the steps in order to add the Facebook Fast Delete Messages Extension.
  • When added, then tap on the Facebook Fast Delete Messages extension icon and then click on the Open Messages button.

Note: This will redirect you to the Facebook messages page if you guys are already logged in. If not, log in to the Facebook account as well.

  • When the page opens, again click on the Extension icon and then tap on Delete All Messages button.
  • A confirmation window will pop up, asking are you guys sure you want to delete all messages. Tap on Yes, Delete in order to delete all the messages.

In this way, all your Facebook messages will then be deleted.

Deleting Messages on your Mobile (Android) | Delete Multiple Messages

The steps in order to delete multiple Facebook messages on smartphones are:

  • If you guys do not have Facebook messenger by now, just download the Messenger app from the Google play store.
  • You have to open the app and log in along with your username and password.

In case you wish to delete a single message

  • Head to the conversation and hold down any specific message you want to delete.
  • Then, click on Remove at the bottom.
  • Then tap on the delete icon next to the “Remove for you” option.

To delete the complete conversation:

  • Select & hold down the thread that you need to delete, a short popup will then appear.
  • Click on the Recycle bin icon on the red circle on the right side of the screen as well.
  • A confirmation popup will also appear, click on Delete.

How to Archive Facebook Messages on Android:

  • Head to your Messenger.
  • Click on the Chats icon and you guys will see the list of your conversations.
  • Press and hold any particular conversation which you want to archive. Tap on the three horizontal lines icon.
  • A popup will appear, just choose the Archive option and your messages will be archived.

Delete Multiple Messages

Deleting Messages on iOS

  • You have to Open Messenger app, scroll through your conversation in order to look for the message you wish to Delete.
  • Tap & hold the conversation you guys want to Delete. Now, clickon three horizontal lines icon and choose Delete.

Bulk Deletion | Delete Multiple Messages

There are a lot of Chrome extensions that offer a bulk deletion features. However, one of the best extensions is “remove All Messages for Facebook”.

  • You have to install the Chrome extension  Delete All Messages for Facebook” via clicking on Add to Chrome button.
  • Open Messenger in Chrome and then log in to your Facebook account.
  • You have to scroll down to load your messages as well as else they won’t be deleted.
  • Tap on the Extension from the top-right corner of the google toolbar as well.
  • Choose the “Choose & Delete.” option from the extension menu.
  • Now check the messages you need to delete using the checkboxes on the left side. Then, tap on “Delete Selected Messages” on top of the page. The messages you guys selected will be deleted.

The Nuclear option

  • You have to open your FB Messenger in chrome.
  • Now you need to scroll down to load your messages as well as else they won’t be deleted.
  • From the top-right, click the extension icon from the toolbar.
  • Now choose “Delete All Messages” & select the prompts that actually follow!


Alright, That was all Folks! I hope you guys like this article and also find it helpful to you. Give us your feedback on it. Also if you guys have further queries and issues related to this article. Then let us know in the comments section below. We will get back to you shortly.

Have a Great Day!

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