Discord

How to Delete Discord Messages?

As a Discord administrator, one of the biggest challenges you will face is to manage old chats or messages, especially when it is required to delete the unacceptable or unpleasant messages from the ongoing conversation. Thousand of Discord messages can flood your text chat depending on the size of the server. So, knowing how to delete Discord messages is essential when you want to get rid of inappropriate messages.

This write-up will discuss the method to delete Discord messages on its desktop and mobile application. So, let’s start!

How to delete Discord messages on desktop

For the purpose of deleting Discord messages on its desktop application, you have to follow the below-given steps.

First of all, open up the “Discord” application by searching it manually in the Startup menu:

Then, select a Discord server and open up its required channel. In our case, we will choose the “SharqaHameed’s server” and move towards the “linuxhint-buddies” text channel to delete messages:

From the ongoing conversation, select the message you want to delete and click on the highlighted “three-dots” to view more options:

Now, a pop-up menu will appear on your screen. From the opened menu, click on the “Delete Message” option:

You will be asked for confirmation of the specified action. Click on the “Delete” button of the opened dialog box to validate the message deletion:

That’s it! We have successfully deleted the Discord message from our “linuxhint-buddies” channel:

Now, let’s check out the procedure of deleting Discord messages on the mobile application.

How to delete Discord messages on mobile

Are you a Discord mobile user and confused about the process of deleting messages on this application? If yes, then no worries! We have got you covered. The below-given section will demonstrate the method to delete Discord messages on its mobile application.

First of all, open up the text channel where you want to delete some specific message. For instance, we will choose the “linuxhint-buddies” text channel of the “SharqaHameed’s” server:

Then tap on the Discord message which you want to delete:

Upon doing so, a menu will appear on your screen having the “Delete” option. Tap on it and follow the next instruction:

Confirm that you want to delete the Discord message by tapping on the “Delete” button:

Voila! The selected Discord message will be deleted within a second:

We have compiled the easiest method to delete Discord messages on its desktop and mobile application. The same procedure goes for deleting private chat messages with your friend.

Conclusion

To delete Discord messages on its desktop and mobile application, firstly, switch to the text channel of your Discord server. Then, select the message you want to delete. On Discord desktop, click on the “three-dotsmenu to view the “Delete” option, and on mobile, you only have to tap on the message. After doing so, tap or click on the “Delete” button of the confirmation dialog box. This write-up discussed the method to delete Discord messages on its desktop and mobile application.

About the author

Sharqa Hameed

I am a Linux enthusiast, I love to read Every Linux blog on the internet. I hold masters degree in computer science and am passionate about learning and teaching.