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  1. #1
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    Feb 2009

    How to Delete Chat History Yahoo Messenger?

    Hello, I recently found out that whatever you type in yahoo messenger is stored in it database and it can view anytime, please help me as i dont want anybody to check my chat history please give me some tips to delete or clear my chat history in yahoo messenger? Thanks in advance

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2008

    Re: How to Delete Chat History Yahoo Messenger?

    Most people don't keep unwanted or unnecessary text messages. Yahoo! Messenger archives all of your conversations unless you remove them. You'll save space by deleting your conversations, and your chat history is faster to search when you prune your text messages.

    1. Step1:Enable the ability to have a confirmation message before you delete a Yahoo! text message. Open the "My History" tab, click "Options" and check the box beside "Ask before deleting a message."

    2. Step2:Look for the "History" button at the top right side of the web page. Click the button to see every conversation in your Yahoo! chat history.

    3. Step 3:Highlight the Yahoo! text message you wish to remove. You can view the entire text message below in the "My History" tab.

    4. Step4:Click the Delete button and confirm that you want to delete this text message.

  3. #3
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    Apr 2008

    Re: How to Delete Chat History Yahoo Messenger?

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  4. #4
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    Apr 2008

    Re: How to Delete Chat History Yahoo Messenger?

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