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Delete the conversation history in Yahoo Messenger 11

It's a snap to delete your Messenger conversation history.  Let us show you how.

Delete your entire Conversation History

  1. In the Messenger contact list, click Messenger | Preferences.
  2. Click Conversation History.
  3. Click the View Conversation History button.
  4. From the "Conversation History" window, choose the type of conversation history you would like to delete from the View All drop down.
  5. Check any of the boxes next to the message or call you would like to delete.
  6. At the top of the "Conversation History" window, click Actions | Delete.
  7. Click Delete.


Note: It may be possible to restore deleted messages within a short period of time. This can be started by quickly filling out the Yahoo Mail/Messenger Restore Help Form.

Additional Information

For how to delete the conversation history from Yahoo Messenger 11.5 please see, Deleting the conversation history in Yahoo Messenger 11.5.

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Last updated: August 16, 2013