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How to delete all Direct from Instagram

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How to delete all Direct from Instagram: You use often Instagram to converse privately with other users, through i Direct, but the screen containing the messages has become excessively crowded and, consequently, would you like to do some cleaning by deleting all the various conversations? Well, what are you waiting for? Go on!

How do you say? Having never done it, don’t you have the faintest idea how to do it? No problem … I’ll explain it to you! If you dedicate a few minutes of your precious time to me, in fact, I can show you, easily but not for this lack of details, how to delete all Direct from Instagramgoing to act from Android, iPhone and computer.

Then? How about putting the chatter aside and starting to get busy? Yup? Great. Position yourself, therefore, comfortable and immediately begin to focus on putting into practice what is reported below. I sincerely hope that, in the end, you can feel very happy and satisfied with the results obtained.

Preliminary information

Before getting to the heart of the tutorial, going to explain how to delete all Direct from Instagramthere is some preliminary information about it that I need to give you.

Let’s start from a fundamental premise: the removal, in bulk, of all private conversations from Instagram is not feasible, or at least at the time of writing this guide, no function proposed for this purpose appears to be available. They can, however remove individual conversationsselecting them one at a time, up to completely clearing the Instagram section dedicated to Direct or in any case going to eliminate the various conversations you want to get rid of.

However, please note that deleting conversations in full is unambivalent and does not allow you to remove chats entirely. This, to be more precise, means that the cancellation is valid only for the account of the user carrying out the removal. The other users involved, in fact, will not see the conversations disappear and will be able to continue viewing the messages received and those sent without problems.

On the other hand, the situation is different for the individual messages contained within a conversation: in this case, you can delete all sent messages in one go. The messages received, on the other hand, cannot be removed, either individually or in groups.

In this second case, moreover, the cancellation by the sender involves the effective and definitive removal also for the other accounts involved in the Direct. However, it should be considered that the people to whom the canceled Direct was sent may have already seen it.

How to delete all Direct on Instagram

Having made the necessary clarifications above, I would say that we can finally get to the heart of the guide and go and find out how to delete all Direct on Instagram. Below, therefore, you will find the instructions to be implemented on the devices Androidon iPhone come on computer.

On Android

Direct Instagram Android

If it is your intention to delete all Direct from Instagram and you are using a device Androidthe first step is to take the latter, unlock it, access the home screen and / or the drawer and start theInstagram appby touching the relative icon (the one with the retro camera). If necessary, please also log into your account.

On the main Instagram screen, tap the icon with thepaper airplane present at the top right, to access the section of the application for Direct. You can also access the same section of the app by swiping your finger across the screen from right to left.

Next, find the first one conversation you want to remove (if you can’t find it, you can help yourself by typing the name of the account you are interested in in the search field at the top), press on it with your finger and continue to hold it down for a few moments, until you see the menu through which you are asked what you intend to do. At that point, select the option Delete and, if necessary, confirm your intentions by touching your voice Delete in the box that appears.

At this point, there is nothing left to do but repeat the steps I described above for all the other conversations on the screen Direct of Instagram and that’s it.

On iPhone

Direct Instagram iPhone

If you have a iPhoneto carry out the operation covered by this guide, first take the “iPhone by” unlock it, access the home screen and / or the app Library and start theInstagram appby selecting the relevant icon (the one with the retro camera). If prompted, please also log into your account.

Now that you see the Instagram home screen, tap the icon with thepaper airplane located at the top right, in order to access the section of the app dedicated to direct messages. Alternatively, swipe from right to left across the screen.

At this point, swipe from right to left on the first one conversation you want to delete (if you can’t find it, you can help yourself by typing the name of the account you are interested in in the search field at the top of the display), select the button Delete appeared on the right and, if necessary, confirm what your intentions are by selecting the item Delete in the box that appears.

Then repeat the steps related to the cancellation that I just indicated for each conversation that you find on the screen Direct of the app and it’s done.

On computer

Direct Instagram Windows 10

If you are in the habit of using Instagram from computer and you want to delete all Direct from Instagram, the first step you need to take is to go to the home page of the servicethrough browser that you generally use on your PC to surf the Net (eg Chrome). If you are using Windows 10, you can also start theofficial applicationby selecting the relevant link that you find in Start menu. In both cases, if requested, also log in to your account.

Once logged in, click on the icon with thepaper airplane present at the top right, in order to access the section of the service dedicated to Direct, locate the conversation you want to delete in the list on the left (if you can’t find it, you can help by typing the name of the account you are interested in in the field above) and click on it.

Now that you are viewing the conversation, click on the icon with the “the” present at the top right, select the item Delete chat from the new screen that is proposed to you and confirm your wishes by clicking on the item again Delete in the window that opens.

Next, repeat the deletion steps I just indicated for each conversation you find in the section Direct of Instagram.

How to delete Instagram Direct

Let’s see now how to delete Instagram Direct acting on individual messages sent in a conversation. Below you will find explained how to proceed on Androidon iPhone and from computer.

On Android

Direct Instagram Android

To delete individual Direct in conversations on Instagram by acting from Androidfirst of all start theapp of the social network on your device and tap on the icon with thepaper airplane that you find in the upper right part of the main screen of the same, in order to access the section Direct.

At this point, locate the conversation about which you intend to intervene (if you do not find it, you can help yourself by typing the name of the account of your interest in the search field located at the top) and tap on it to open it.

Now, find the message you want to delete, press on it with your finger and continue to hold it down for a few moments, then select the option Cancel sending the message from the menu that opens and, if necessary, confirm your intentions by pressing the item again Cancel sending the message.

If you want to delete further Direct, repeat the steps I just indicated for all the messages of your interest in the current conversation or in other chats and that’s it.

On iPhone

Direct Instagram iPhone

If you are using a iPhoneto delete individual Direct in conversations you must first start theapp of Instagram on your “iPhone by”. After displaying the main screen of the application, tap on the icon with thepaper airplane that you find in the upper right part of the display, in order to access the section Direct of Instagram.

Next, locate the conversation of your interest (if you can’t find it, help yourself with the search field at the top, by typing in the name of the reference account) and open it by tapping on it.

Then find the message present in the chat you sent and want to delete, press on it with your finger and continue to hold it down for a few moments, then choose the option Cancel sending the message from the menu that appears and, if necessary, touch the button Ok in response to the on-screen alert.

Remember to repeat the steps I just indicated for all the various messages that are part of one or more conversations that it is your desire to delete.

On computer

Direct Instagram Windows 10

In conclusion, it seems only right to explain to you how to delete individual messages in Instagram conversations by going to act from computer. First, connect to the web version service or start theofficial application for Windows 10then click on thepaper airplane that you find at the top right, to access the section Direct.

Now, locate the conversation of your interest from the list on the left (if you can’t find it, you can use the search field above to help you by typing the name of the reference account in it) and click on it to open it.

Next, find the message that you have sent that you would like to delete, move the mouse pointer over it and click on the button (…) that you see appear in its correspondence, then select the option Cancel sending the message from the menu that appears and confirm what your will is by clicking on the button Cancel sending the message in the window that opens.

Then proceed to put into practice the indications I have just given you for all Direct part of the conversation in question or present in other chats.