WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging apps worldwide. While it allows us to communicate with our friends and family, it also takes up a lot of storage space on our devices. With the increasing number of messages and media shared on the platform, it is crucial to know how to manage your chats and delete unwanted data.
Deleting photos from a WhatsApp chat is one of the ways to free up storage space, and this article will guide you on how to delete all photos from a WhatsApp chat. Not only will this help you keep your device’s storage in check, but it will also make it easy to find important messages and media.
With that said, follow the steps provided in this guide to enjoy a clutter-free WhatsApp experience.
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Delete all photos and videos from a WhatsApp chat
1. Launch WhatsApp and go to Settings.
2. Then, go to Storage and data.
3. Select Manage storage.
4. Go to the chat where you want to delete its photos.
5. Tap and hold to select a photo. You may also enable the Select all option. Then, tap the trash icon to remove them.
6. To confirm the action, tap Delete.
7. If there are many more photos remaining (which they sometimes do), you can Select all and Delete them again
Start by opening the chat with the photo you want to delete, tap and hold on the image until a menu appears. Select “Delete for Everyone” and the photo will be removed from both your chat and the recipient’s chat.
However, keep in mind that this feature only works for photos that were shared within the last seven minutes, and it won’t work if the recipient has already downloaded the photo. For older photos or if the recipient has already saved the photo, you will need to ask them to delete it from their chat manually.
Can I delete photos from WhatsApp chat?
Yes, you can delete photos from WhatsApp chat. To do this, open the chat where the photo was shared, tap its WhatsApp name, and go to “Media, links, and docs”. Then, tap and hold on a photo to select it (you may select multiple photos). Tap the trash icon on the top right corner, and “Delete for me”.
How do I delete everything from WhatsApp chat?
If you want to delete everything from a WhatsApp chat, open the chat and click on the “three dots” in the top right corner. Then, click on “More” and select “Clear Chat”. You may also enable “Also delete media received in this chat from the device gallery” if you want to delete photos and videos as well.