How to Delete Messages on TextNow (Unsend TextNow Messages)

Founded in 2009, TextNow is a one-of-a-kind platform that makes calling and texting more affordable than traditional SIM cards. Its super-affordable services have helped the platform amass over 100 million users in its 13 years of existence.

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With a TextNow account, you can not only call and text anyone but also enjoy internet services with its add-on packs. If you are a TextNow user, you must have used the calling and texting feature of the app many times. But, do you know how to delete the messages you have sent and received on the platform? If not, we are here to help.

We will talk about some basic features of the platform you will likely be interested in, including how to delete messages, how to delete call logs, and more. Many interesting things are coming up, so read until the end.

TextNow is a fairly simple and uncomplicated platform. You sign up for an account, order a SIM activation kit, insert the SIM into your phone, and you are good to go. TextNow allows you to talk with anyone via calls and texts absolutely free of cost.

How to Delete Messages on TextNow

Deleting messages on TextNow is also a simple process in accordance with the platform’s simple interface. Here’s how you can delete messages on TextNow:

Step 1: Open the TextNow app and log into your account.

Step 2: Swipe right from the left side of the screen to open the navigation panel.

Step 3: Select Conversations from the list of options.

Step 4: You will see a list of calls and message conversations you have had in the past. Go to the desired message conversation that contains the message(s) you want to delete.

Step 5: Tap and hold on a message you want to delete. The message will be selected. If you want to select more messages, tap on those messages. A couple of icons will appear on the top of the screen.

Step 6: Tap on the Delete icon (which looks like a dustbin) on the screen’s top-right corner.

Step 7: Confirm the deletion if prompted by a pop-up.

In this way, you can delete one or more messages on TextNow. Your messages will get deleted permanently. So, only proceed forward if you really want to delete the messages.

How to Delete Conversations on TextNow

If you want to delete entire conversations, you can do that in a way similar to the one discussed above. Follow these steps:

Step 1: Open the app and log into your TextNow account.

Step 2: Open the navigation panel by swiping right across the screen.

Step 3: Tap on Conversations. Tap and hold a conversation you want to delete. The conversation will be selected.

Step 4: Tap on any other conversation(s) you want to delete with the first one.

Step 5: After selecting all such conversations, tap on the garbage bin icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 6: Confirm the action when prompted. That’s it. All the selected conversations will be deleted permanently from your TextNow account.

How to Delete Call Logs on TextNow

Since we have already talked about messages and conversations, why leave call logs behind? Here are the steps to delete call logs on TextNow:

Step 1: Open the app and log into your account.

Step 2: Once again, Open the navigation panel and select Conversations.

Step 3: Tap and hold on the desired call log to select it. Tap on other call logs you want to delete. 

Step 4: After selecting all the desired logs, tap on the Delete icon to delete them.

Step 5: If prompted to confirm your decision, do that.

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Dharmesh Donda

iStaunch is written by Dharmesh Donda, an avid Internet geek, IT professional since 2012. Have been in IT industry for more than a decade, and currently doing management and consulting work have taken a plunge into entrepreneurship.

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