iPhone Delete
1.1 How to Delete Everything on iPhone
1.2 How to Delete Music from iPhone
1.3 How to Delete Songs from iPhone
1.4 How to Delete Pictures from iPhone
1.5 How to Delete Photos from iPhone
1.6 How to Delete Messages on iPhone
1.7 How to Delete Contacts on iPhone
1.8 How to Delete Downloads from iPhone
1.9 How to Delete Bookmarks on iPhone
1.10 How to Delete Texts on iPhone
1.11 How to Delete iCloud Account on iPhone

How to Delete Text Messages on Your iPhone Thoroughly

As we all know, various iOS data recovering tools on the internet can help you get the deleted/lost files back. So even you delete some data related to your privacy, you may still worry about the personal information leakage. Sometimes, it seems like an easy thing to keep your text messages private. However, those texts messages can still show up even when you delete them from your iPhone. Sometimes, all it takes is a Spotlight search. They don't actually get deleted. Now we get the point, how to delete text messages from your iPhone permanently and other people can't access them?

How to Delete Text Messages on iPhone

Part 1. Professional way to delete text messages on iPhone 5/6/7/8/X

FoneEraser is one of the most popular tools to erase all types of data on your iPhone. It can delete a variety of iPhone contents and settings permanently, including text messages, photos, contacts, call logs, videos and more. To meet your personal need, this professional software provides you three modes to delete text messages on iPhone thoroughly. Just free download it and have a try. The following steps will show you the way in detail.

FoneEraser - iPhone Data Eraser

Step 1With the download button above, you can handily get this iPhone text messages erasing software installed on your computer. Launch FoneEraser, and the connect your iPhone to it with USB cable. The program will automatically detect your iPhone.

Launch FoneEraser

Step 2Choose your preferred erasing level (Low, Medium and High) based on your need. Here "High Level" is recommended.

Select Erasing Level

Step 3Hit "Start" button to delete iPhone SMS messages and other files. This will completely remove all data and settings from iPhone.

Delete Songs from iPhone with FoneEraser

Check the video below to learn how to delete text messages on iPhone:

Permanently Delete Data on iPhone play-button

Part 2. Common ways to delete text messages from iPhone

1. Sync your iPhone with iTunes regularly

One simple way to delete your text messages 100% from iPhone is to regularly update and sync your iPhone with iTunes often, which actually erases the messages that you've marked for deletion. Once the sync is complete, the messages will be deleted for good.

Sync your iPhone

2. Remove Spotlight Message Search

You can control what Spotlight can or cannot look into. Go to Settings > General > Spotlight Search, scroll to the bottom and then uncheck Messages to make your cached texts invisible in Spotlight.

Remove Spotlight Message Search

3. Erase All Content & Settings

This is the most radical step you can take. It will erase everything on your iPhone. So make sure you have backed up all important information. After that, go to Settings > General > Reset and tap Erase All Content and Settings.

Remove Spotlight Message Search

This guide mainly talks about how to delete text messages on iPhone thoroughly. Several ways are offered to help you remove your SMS messages. With these methods, you can better protect your privacy. If you have any other simple ways, you can leave us a message in comments.

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