How to delete sent WhatsApp messages on android phone

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WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging apps to chat & share audio and video with friends and family members. We can get regular latest WhtsApp updates in our devices. In this tutorial, I will show you step by step guide to delete sent WhatsApp messages on android phone or tablet devices.

Sometimes by mistake or accidentally we sent message to other person. You can’t have any option to remove it from your android device. But in this new “delete sent WhatsApp message” updates, once you sent text messages to anyone, you can delete it before they read.

But remember one things to delete Whatsapp sent messages in android or iPhone, you can remove sent WhatsApp messages on android within 7 minute after a message is sent. After that you can’t see this delete WhatsApp message option in the list. Follow below given step by complete process to delete sent WhatsApp messages on android phone or tablet devices.

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How to delete sent WhatsApp messages on android phone or tablet

To use this new remove WhatsApp sent messages feature in your device, both devices have the latest version of WhatsApp installed in your devices. If not updated latest version, this delete WhatsApp sent messages can’t work in your android phone. You can manually install latest version of WhatsApp from this. Let see the steps to delete WhatsApp sent messages in android phone or tablet devices.

Step 1: Open WhatsApp app in your android device

Step 2: Go to chat message you want to delete

Step 3: Long-press on the chat message you recently sent

You can remove sent messages that have been sent in the last 7 minutes only from your device to other device.

Delete WhatsApp sent messages on android phone

Step 4: Tap on trash icon on the top menu options

You’ll see below given three options popup menu in your device.

Delete sent WhatsApp messages on android phone

Delete for Me: This delete for me option in WhatsApp is useful to delete your message only from your device. The receiver can see it in him device.

Cancel: cancel message you sent from your android device.

Delete for Everyone: This Delete for everyone WhatsApp option will delete the sent message for both sender and receiver devices.

Step 5: Tap on delete for everyone to delete sent WhatsApp messages on android

Delete WhatsApp send messages from android phone

Step 6: Tap on OK

You will see this message on deleted chat screen: “This message was deleted”. Now instantly deleted messages from both ends.

How to remove sent WhatsApp messages from android device

After completed 7 minute to send message, again tap on trash icon at top menu and you’ll see only delete for me and cancel options.

And that’s it. I hope this tutorial helpful to delete sent WhatsApp messages on android phone. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box, we would response as soon as possible.

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