How to clear history in WhatsApp?

WhatsApp is a popular messenger application used by millions of people around the world. It is a cross platform messaging app which allows users to send-receive messages without having to pay for SMS. In addition to basic messaging you can also use it to create groups, send-receive unlimited images, video and audio messages. This application is compatible with Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Nokia and Windows phone. The main advantage of using this application is that the messenger uses the same internet data plan that you use in your mobile for web browsing.

Hance why this application is very popular these days and the conversations made using this application holds very important information. However the history stored on your WhatsApp is not fully secure. If your Smartphone gets into wrong hands, then it will lead to lot of problems. So if you are one such user with question like, "how to clear WhatsApp history?", then you are in the right place, go through this page and find out a way to clear WhatsApp history.

Clearing WhatsApp History:

As said earlier, WhatsApp can be installed on any mobile operating system platforms and the procedure to clear WhatsApp history is explained below:

For users on Android:

  • Go to WhatsApp --> Settings --> Chat Settings
  • Navigate to bottom and click "Delete all conversations" or "Clear all conversations"
  • "Delete all conversations" option will delete all conversations and messages from them, whereas "Clear all conversations" will erase all messages but leave conversations in the chats list.

For users on iPhone:

  • Go to the "Chats" section
  • Click on "Edit" button present in the top left corner
  • And then tap "Delete All" button in the top right corner

For users on BlackBerry:

  • Open WhatsApp --> Settings
  • Scroll to the bottom and choose "Advanced Settings"
  • Press the BB button and select "Delete Chat History"

For users on Nokia:

  • Navigate to the chat or group that you would like to clear the conversation
  • Then, go to Options --> Chat History --> "Clear"

For users on Windows Phone:

  • Open WhatsApp
  • Choose the conversation that you want to clear
  • Tap on the three dots at the bottom --> info --> "clear chat history"

However the only disadvantage of using this manual method is that it is time consuming and worse is your Android or Nokia cell phone can recover even deleted messages and conversations. Hence it is recommended to use powerful software like "Remo MORE" to clear WhatsApp history stored on your mobile phone.

Brief introduction of the software:

Remo MORE is very reliable and efficient tool to clear WhatsApp history. Using this application in addition to WhatsApp, you can even clear browsing history, cookies, bookmarks and many other elements. More to this is a free software using which even an amateur user can clear his / her WhatsApp history. Furthermore works on read only mode which ensures no damage is made while clearing chat history.

Steps to clear WhatsApp History using Remo MORE:

  1. Download and install Remo MORE software on your Android and then launch it. After launching this application select "Optimize" option from home screen. Then from the next screen select "WhatsApp Cleaner" option as shown in Figure 1.
  2. Once you get the next screen just choose the option of "Image". Then you simply need to choose "Inbox" or "Sent" option to move ahead. After this you will get a window which will display all the files. You just have to select the files to be cleaned and then click on the "Delete" option to complete the process as shown in Figure 2.
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