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Posted July 7, 2012 by Ramandeep Singh in Android Tips
 
 

How To Delete Old Text Messages From Android Smartphone Automatically?

As the technology has grown, so have the disadvantages. SMS marketing is one of those disadvantages which annoy most of the mobile users. This a very new method where they market or advertise their products or services by sending messages. These messages some time peep through even though you have your number registered under DND. Are you one of the victims of SMS marketing? Do you receive many messages which are useless to you? Are you looking for a way to delete all those messages as and when it gets old? Well, the struggle is over. Follow our below guide and help yourself to delete all those old messages from your android automatically.

sms spam How To Delete Old Text Messages From Android Smartphone Automatically?

Keeping old messages and flooding your inbox results negatively and affects the performance of your device. Having your inbox with lots of messages causes the inbox to load very slowly and this in turn acts on the performance of the device’s battery too, as it consumes a lot of battery for loading. So, it is recommended to delete the old messages, which in turn helps you to load your inbox quickly and also to have a longer battery life.

 The below which we are going to follow through does not require any external application to delete your old messages automatically, as your smart phone is smart enough to do it. Follow the below guide and configure your device as mentioned below.

 How To Delete Old Text Messages From Your Smartphone Automatically :

  • Configuring your phone to delete messages automatically involves very few simple and easy steps which can be followed easily by the starters too. Before, we head on with the method, first you need to launch your stock messaging application.
  • Assuming that you have launched your stock messaging application, we are continuing. After launching the message application, click on ‘Menu’ and then select the ‘Settings’ option from the ‘Menu’.
Stock Messaging Application 1 How To Delete Old Text Messages From Android Smartphone Automatically?
  • After getting into ‘settings’ option, the user will see the below mentioned screen. Now, make sure ‘Delete old messages’ option is checked. ( Follow the below screen shot ).
Stock Messaging Application 2 How To Delete Old Text Messages From Android Smartphone Automatically?
  • After checking the ‘Delete old messages’ option, you can set the limit for your text messages. The default value will be 200, you can set the same to your convince. All though, we recommend you to use lesser value so that you get better performance.
Stock Messaging Application 3 How To Delete Old Text Messages From Android Smartphone Automatically?

Bingo, that’s it. The configuration is complete. Now, your device will automatically delete’s the old messages as soon as the inbox message limit reaches the set limit. We hope the steps are easy for you to follow. If you have any concerns or issues following any of the steps, please reach us out.

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