Many Apple users have a complaint that their iPhone automatically deletes old conversations including Messages and iMessages. They said that their iPhone randomly deleting messages. This is not an issue. It is like you gave the command to your iPhone to delete old messages that came before a particular period. Here I am going to tell you how to disable auto delete old conversation on iPhone.
How to turn off Auto Delete Old Conversations/Messages/iMessages?
- Open Settings->Messages->Keep Messages.
- Select “Forever”.
That’s it! Hereafter your iPhone will not automatically delete old conversation.
If still your iPhone deletes old messages, it must be an issue and you have to fix it quickly. It this issue continues, try following Solutions.
Solution 1: Reset All Settings
- Go to Settings->General->Reset.
- Tap “Reset All Settings”.
- Enter your passcode and restrictions passcode.
- Tap “Reset All Settings” in the pop-up box.
- Again tap “Reset All Settings” to confirm.
Note: Reset All Settings will remove all Bluetooth pairing details, saved Wi-Fi Networks & Passwords, and APN & VPN Settings.
Solution 2: Factory Reset
Before doing it back up your iPhone. Because this action will erase all data from your device.
To back up your iPhone,
- Connect your iPhone to Wi-Fi/Cellular Data.
- Open Settings.
- Tap your Apple ID banner.
- Tap “iCloud”.
- Scroll down to find “iCloud Backup” and tap it.
- Enable “iCloud Backup”.
- Tap “Back Up Now”. Wait until the process is finished.
To Factory Reset your iPhone,
- Open Settings->General->Reset.
- Tap “Erase All Content and Settings”.
- Enter your Passcode if required.
- Tap “Erase iPhone” in the pop-up box.
- Again tap “Erase iPhone” to confirm.
- Wait until your iPhone restarts and then set up your iPhone as new.
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