Is your phone memory full and your phone is notifying you to delete some data? Your Smartphone is taking too long to load the Messaging App? Is your messaging app begun stammering? If your answer is YES then continue reading and consider Automatically Delete Old Text Messages.

These days we all get too many unwanted messages and don’t even have storage restriction to follow, which we used to follow with Nokia basic phones. Results to this, our messaging inbox is full of messages

How to Automatically Delete Old Text Messages on iPhone

It’s an inbuilt feature in iPhone. You can set your device to delete old text messages automatically. But everything comes with its own pros and cons, it lacks in providing options.


  1. Open Settings.
  2. Tap on Messages.
  3. Scroll down to the last section and Tap Keep Messages.

Here it lacks options. You have to choose either 30 days, 1 Year or Forever.

Automatically Delete Old Text Messages

Automatically Delete Old Text Messages

What I feel that it should have an option to keep messages from a particular sender “Forever” and delete the rest automatically after the chosen time.

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You can use this Delete old messages app for the same … read few features of the app before using.

Deletes all sms messages over a specific age from your phone.

Only the default SMS app can delete message.
Google have already copied most of the functionality I worked hard to put into this app anyway. Look in the sms app settings.

Speeds up unresponsive messaging applications.
Live updating progress indicator.
Please be aware that delete operations can be very slow, be patient.

How to Automatically Delete Old Text Messages on iPhone
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