How do you delete pictures from text messages on iPhone?

Answered by Jeremy Urbaniak

To delete pictures from text messages on an iPhone, you can follow these steps:

1. Launch the Messages app: Find the Messages app on your iPhone’s home screen and tap on it to open it.

2. Open the conversation: Scroll through your list of conversations and select the conversation that contains the picture you want to delete. Tap on it to open the conversation.

3. Locate the picture: Look for the picture you want to delete within the conversation. It may be visible in the main conversation view or hidden within the “Details” section of the conversation. If it’s hidden, tap on the “i” icon in the top right corner of the conversation to access the details.

4. Press and hold the picture: Once you’ve located the picture, press and hold your finger on it. After a moment, a menu will appear.

5. Tap on “More”: From the menu that appears, tap on the “More” option. This will allow you to select multiple pictures/videos if you want to delete more than one at a time.

6. Select the picture(s) you want to delete: Tap on the circle icon next to the picture(s) you want to delete. A blue checkmark will appear indicating that the item has been selected.

7. Tap on the trash icon: At the bottom left corner of the screen, you will see a trash can icon. Tap on it to delete the selected picture(s).

8. Confirm the deletion: A pop-up message will appear asking you to confirm the deletion. Tap on “Delete Message” to confirm and permanently delete the picture(s) from the conversation.

9. Repeat if necessary: If you want to delete more pictures/videos from the same conversation, you can repeat steps 4-8 for each item you want to remove.

It’s important to note that deleting a picture or video from a text message only removes it from your iPhone and the specific conversation. It does not delete it from the recipient’s device or any other devices it may have been synced to. Additionally, deleting a picture from a conversation will not delete it from your Photos app, so you may need to delete it separately from there if you want to completely remove it from your device.

I hope this detailed explanation helps you in deleting pictures from your text messages on your iPhone. Let me know if you have any further questions or need additional assistance.