Delete Messages from WhatsApp Permanently

I am sure you have heard something about an application known as WhatsApp. If it is not the case, do not fell bad. You probably are not very friend of technology, but it is important to know everything about this online application. You do not know when you will get a smartphone and want to download these new apps on your device.

One of these apps is WhatsApp. We can define it as a cross-platform instant messaging service, which was designed for sending text messages, voice calls, video calls, sound files, videos, location, and other kind of material to your contacts. This app was primarily created for mobile devices, and then became available for desktop computers. Furthermore, it works with cellular mobile numbers. It is for that reason that WhatsApp was conceived as an application for mobile devices only.

Delete messages from WhatsApp permanently
Delete messages from WhatsApp permanently

When it was launched, it can be used to communicate with other users individually or in specific groups, which belonged to individual users. However, WhatsApp has announced that a forthcoming business platform which allows companies to provide customer service to users at scale. All data used is end-to-end encrypted to avoid any inconvenience.

Facebook acquired WhatsApp

By 2014, Facebook announced that it would acquire WhatsApp for US$19 billion. It is considered as the largest acquisition made by Facebook at this time. There were a lot of reactions against this acquisition, for example, many users experienced a loss of service and expressed their outrage at it. Of course, these reactions were not justified because Facebook did not remove this service. On the contrary, it improved its use and features.

For the same year, WhatsApp was considered as the most popular online messaging application, with more than 600 million users around the world. Next year, Forbes affirmed that the telecommunications industry would lose $386 billion due to free messaging services like Skype and WhatsApp. If the cost is lower, it is logic that people prefer these new apps.

By November 2015, the Android client for WhatsApp begun to make links to another messaging app known as Telegram. This is a block, rather more than a bug, and the Android source code admitted that Telegram URLs was identified. The word ¨Telegram¨ explicitly appears in this code. This was considered as anti-competitive and no explanation was given by WhatsApp.

How to delete whatsApp messages permanently from any mobile

Delete messages from WhatsApp permanently
Delete messages from WhatsApp permanently

The process to delete WhatsApp messages permanently is very simple. First of all, you have to go to Settings, so swipe down from the top of the screen to find this button, and then tap Media Settings. After that, you will find a button with the option of Delete all conversations or Clear all conversations. The button Delete all conversation will disappear all conversations and messages inside of your device.

But, this option just deletes your chats temporarily and the backup files continue to be there. If you want to delete backups, you have to follow other additional steps. First, you have to take into account that Your Chat History Backup files are recorded in the/sdcard/WhatsApp/Databases/ folder. You do not have the possibility to open these folders outside WhatsApp. You have to have a file manager to be allowed to delete all this information.

After completing this part of the process, launch your File Manager, tap on the WhatsApp folder and a list of all WhatsApp sub-folders will appear on the screen. Tap the button Databases file, and then select Delete.

Delete Messages from WhatsApp Permanently