How to Delete Text Message Threads


  • Delete a text message thread/conversation


  • Messages by Google
  • Republic Anywhere


  1. Open your messaging app
  2. Tap and hold on the thread/conversation you wish to delete
  3. When the icon becomes a check mark, tap the trash can at the top right to delete
    • You can tap on multiple to check them if you wish to delete more than one

Additional Notes

If using the Republic Anywhere app, you will not be able to delete text messages or threads from a computer or iOS device. Please see Can I Delete Texts from Republic Anywhere? for more info.

There is not an option in Republic Anywhere to set a limit on texts saved or to automatically delete texts after a certain time.

To delete a single text message, see: How to Delete Individual Text Messages From Messages by Google

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