When using imessage on my iPad how do I clear the right side of the screen so no mess

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  1. michelleg46

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    [h=1]When using imessage on my iPad how do I clear the right side of the screen so no messages are shown?[/h]I know this is possible because i've done it by accident. When I go on my ipad and click the imessage app the screen is split into 2 sides. On the left it shows phone numbers and the first line of the message to the person I was messaging. On the right it usually shows the full chat message so I can respond and view entire convo. How do I clear the right side so it doesn't show anything?
     
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    Hi, michelleg46! Welcome to iPF!

    To delete messages in the iMessage app, tap one of the messages there and hold it, which will cause this to appear:


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    Choose "More", check mark all the messages you want to delete, then tap here:


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    Or tap "Delete all" - see upper left of my screenshot.
     
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    Or you can swipe-left the phone number on the left column to delete the entire conversation; but you'll have to start a new conversation and enter the recipient again.
     
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    I hope your issue is now solved with the great advice from both JA and Twerppoet......Please do not post twice or more on your issue as it divides the information given and makes it confusing for members to follow. It is also against our Forum Rules, your other posts on this question have now been deleted.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
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    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
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    3 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
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    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
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