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Delete Telegram Chats on iPhone 6

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Delete a message from a group chat?

Actually I am wondering if there is a way to delete a message from the group chat in Telegram. I mistakenly wrote a message and I want to delete it. I want to delete it from the whole group not only my own device.

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By long tapping on the message you can edit it or delete it and then write something else in it's place. It will show a message of updated but do not stress about that.

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Hi, I can't restore delete message in iOS. How to Recover Deleted Messages and Photos from Telegram?

iOS 9.2, iPhone 5S


For photos they will be stored either on the SD card or internal storage. You can find even the deleted ones there. You may also find them in the Cloud storage within iTunes if you back up your phone on a regular basis or set it to sync automatically. You can use iPhone Data Recover to restore the deleted messages as long as they have not been overwritten if you did not backup regularly.

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My challenge actually is on super group history delete. I'm an admin of a group that is over 200 and everyone is complaining that deleting history is impossible. I have deleted one by one but on the members the messages still appear. Any help? I have tried: As an admin I have tried DELETE HISTORY but found it is not there. So I highlighted over 800 messages one by one and deleted. Checking on members the messages still exist

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Currently, you can only delete your own messages or users on your personal interface. This will not delete the messages for them though. They will have to do it themselves like you did. You can however select a user in the group and delete messages along with block and report the person. This is the only control option. I suggest you contact Telegram on Twitter and let them know that admins like you want a clear history option for everyone. There are several posts online such as Reddit of super group admins that have expressed your frustration. Perhaps they are working on this feature but it would be nice to know from them. No one wants to sit and manually delete 800 or more messages a day from their supergroups.

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If I delete my messages to any of my friend, are the messages restored in my iPhone in some where or deleted forever and they won't be restored again?

Delete icon is better or delete history chat which one is safest, honestly I don't want any body to know what I deleted and want it removed completely and never can be found by any body. Thanks

They can be recovered no matter what you have chosen as your delete option by using iPhone Data functions when connected to iTunes. In the future, if you do not wish something to be seen then do not send it at all. Not to mention that your message could be screen shot by who you are posting to. Always keep that in mind that these days anything in writing either by text messages, email or app messages can be screenshot and posted to the world. Look for example at what has happened to public figures who end up with their private SnapChat posting circulating all over the internet.

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After I delete the chat on my iPhone, will the person I chatted with still see the history?

After I delete the chat on my iPhone, will the person I chatted with still see the history?

Yes. The other person in the chat would see your messages still. You could long press and edit them though if you are worried about the content getting in the wrong hands. Photos however are another story as they stay on a phone until they are overwritten.

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I don't have the option of clear history?

I don't have the clear history option when press delete. Is there a command that can do that for me?! . I don't just want to delete the media I know about the cache.. I want everything deleted as if its my first time joining a group. I would appreciate it. Thank you for your time

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You can no longer delete in groups so that they can't see them. You also would have to manually delete each post at a time or completely leave the group.

Hi . how can I delete posts in Telegram super groups?

After the admin changed our group to a a super group , I can't Del other members posts or messages for myself . why ?. I have tried: No options are available. I think it was caused by: Changing the group to a super group

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Long press and try to delete. This should work for you. Pain to do each message manually though!

How to delete posts from a group in Telegram without leaving that group? I have deleted some of the posts and again they have appeared

Why after deleting some of the posts, and after a while all of them are back?

Both the person that posted and you have to delete a post to keep it permanently deleted. However, there is a glitch where if a new person joins the group, all the deleted posts appear again. It also glitches when someone has not checked Telegram in a few days from within your group.

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I want to remove one file from Telegram group?

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