iMessage Question

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  1. Jacob Gonzalez

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    I'm an Apple junkie, and often use my iPhone, iPad and MacBook for basically everything school and work related, or just general usage.

    I've noticed since the release of iOS 7 a year ago now, there has never been an option to erase all of your messages at once. Is there a way to do this? Erasing them one at a time takes forever and my iPad and iPhone get buggy when I erase several conversations.

    Thanks! :)
     
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    In the app, tap and hold on one of the messages until this appears, tap "More":
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    Then this is the next you'll see:
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    Hope that helps.
     
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    Thanks! This looks like a per conversation method though. I was wondering more along the line of deleting several conversations at once.
     
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    The only other option I'd know is to tap Edit at the top left, and then delete the "persons" (conversations). It's faster than the first method, but you still delete conversations one by one. Sorry!
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    Thanks! Hopefully they'll release a delete all feature in iOS 8.
     
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    They haven't so far. In iOS 8 beta 4 you can still only delete conversations one at a time like Johanna showed in her last post.
     
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    That really sucks. iMessages start to take up a ton of memory in my iPad and iPhone and for whatever reason when I try to delete several conversations in a row my devices bug out trying to get rid of all the content. I never renewed my developer account so I never got to try the beta for iOS 8 this time around :( but thank you for all the information guys!
     

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