Wednesday, January 27, 2016

How To Delete Multiple Attachments From The iOS 9 Messages App

We offer useful guide on how to bulk delete attachments from the iOS 9 Messages app. As you know using Apple’s Messages app for iOS you can send and receive attachments.

The main reasons you will need to delete multiple attachments from the Messages app on your iDevice are to keep storage space and delete a paper trail of all the files you’ve sent and received.So follow steps below to bulk delete attachments from the iOS 9 Messages app without erasing the entire conversation.

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Assuming you’ve already saved the files you’ve been sent, you would no longer need to keep them in your Messages app’s attachment archive as then it’s just wasting space by keeping doubles of what you already have on your device. 

Step 1: Open the Messages app and launch a conversation that has attachments you want to erase.

Step 2: Click on the blue “Details” button at the top right of the app.

Step 3: On the next screen, scroll down and then click and hold on one of the attachments in the grid view to launch an Action Menu.

Step 4: Click on the “More…” button to choose the attachment you were just tapping and holding on.

Step 5: You will see blue check mark, and so will several empty circles on the rest of the attachments; click on each of the attachments you want to erase to pick them and this will put a blue check mark on those attachments as well.

Step 6: Once you are done selecting all of the attachments you want to erase, click on the blue trash can icon at the bottom right of the app.

Step 7: In the pop-up message menu, hit the red “Delete … Attachments” button to confirm deletion.

Step 8: Now all selected attachments will be erased from the conversation, but your conversation itself will remain. You can double-check the conversation to verify this.

By removing unwanted attachment files from the Messages app, you’ll free up some of that space and protect your iPhone privacy. So you can use this tutorial from time to time.


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