Facebook’s Messenger is the all-encompassing messaging app by Facebook which is how users majorly communicate with each other on the platform.
It has everything you’d expect from a messaging app including the ability to chat, send voice notes and media along with video and voice calls as well. The app also has several privacy-related features including the option to delete previously send photos.
In this article, we’re talking about how to delete previously sent photos on Facebook Messenger.
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Deleting photos sent on Messenger app
The process itself is pretty much the same as we’ve seen in most other messaging apps. Here’s what you need to do.
- Open Messenger and head over to the chat where you want to delete the image from.
- Tap and hold on the image. You’ll see a bunch of options. Tap on the Remove icon in the bottom right.
- You’ll see two options here.
- Unsend: Selecting this will remove the image for both the participants in the chat and delete it completely.
- Remove for you: Selecting this will remove the image only on your end.
Select the one you want and you’re good to go.
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Deleting sent photos on Messenger from the browser
If you’re browsing Facebook from the browser, here are the steps you need to follow.
Step 1: Head over to the chat where you want to delete the image from.
Step 2: Hover over the image and click on the three horizontal dots that appear.
Step 3: Click on Remove.
Step 4: As aforementioned in the process above, you’ll see two options to either Unsend for everyone or Remove for you. Pick the option you want and click on Remove.
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