How to Automatically Delete Old Text Messages on iPhone, Android

Is your cell phone taking excessively long to load the content informing application? Has the instant message application started faltering when you span up or down the rundown of messages? Is your telephone’s memory pretty much full and you have to dispose of some of that advanced mess? On the off chance that your response to these inquiries is yes, then you ought to consider naturally erasing instant messages.

The vast majority of us get awfully numerous instant messages to physically erase every one of them. On our first Nokia peculiarity telephones, we could just store 100-odd messages in many telephones, so we kept a nearby eye on all approaching messages. Today however, stockpiling confinements have apparently vanished and the messages started heaping up in everybody’s telephones. That prompted an alternate set of issues – laggy informing applications and capacity hardships. Decreasing the disorder is really straightforward – you can set your telephone to naturally erase old messages. This is the means by which.


On the iPhone, you can set the gadget to consequently erase all old messages. The main issue is that you can’t make any exemptions – you can’t change a setting that would permit all messages from a specific sender to stay even past the expiry date. In the event that you need to spare any data from a message, we propose keeping a cutting in an application like Evernote. To set up consequently cleaning old messages, this is your specialty:

Open Settings > Messages.

Span down to the segment named MESSAGE HISTORY.

Tap Keep Messages.

Pick either 30 days or 1 Year. This will erase messages more established than one month or one year.


Android can be somewhat more entangled than the iPhone, just in light of the fact that there are a great deal of variations accessible. The variant of Android, and the customisations your cell phone accompanies, both have impact. On the other hand, Google’s Hangouts application can now be your default informing customer, and it permits you to consequently erase old messages,

To utilize Hangouts as your SMS customer – in case you’re not as of now – you have to do the accompanying:

Open the default informing application – Hangouts.

Tap the three flat lines symbol on the upper left.

Tap Settings.

Tap SMS.

Tap SMS Disabled and after that tap OK. This can take a couple of seconds to finish after you tap OK.

Presently, to naturally erase messages from Hangouts:

Span down to the ADVANCED segment.

Check Delete old messages. This will erase old instant messages from your telephone when the memory is low.

While that is helpful, some Android producers do permit you to spare individual messages too. This did not work with a Moto E, a Micromax Canvas 2 or a Gionee Elife E5, yet did work with a LG G3, so your mileage may fluctuate. Here, we utilized the maker’s SMS application. This is the manner by which you can spare messages, and erase old messages:

Open the SMS application.

Tap the three dabs catch in the upper right.

Go to Settings > Storage.

Tick “Erase old messages” and in the drop down menu beneath, set the utmost on the quantity of messages every discussion can have.

In the event that you need to spare an old message from being auto erased, long press the particular message in the discussion, and tap Copy to Saved box.

Tragically, this gimmick is not there on all telephones of course, so you’ll have to try different things with your gadget to check whether you have this alternative. Programmed cancellation of old messages is obviously valuable, yet it could likewise utilize a couple of cutting edge changes to bring about a noticeable improvement, on both iOS and Android.