Remove Chat History in Yahoo Messenger for Android

Android Yahoo LogoHave you used the Yahoo Messenger on your Android device? No, then you can download Yahoo Messenger for Android Market Place or from YahooIM, please note if the password is asked when you unzip the file then enter androidadvices.com. If you already installed the Yahoo Messenger then you might not be comfortable with the chat history which is saved every time when you chat with your buddy. So, now a question might have arised in you that whether there is any such option in the Yahoo chat client with which you can erase the history or not? Yes, not to worry there is an option wherein you can clear the chat history wholly or even partly of the selected session. By default Yahoo messenger stores the chat history. So, let’s check out the two methods with which you can clear the history of the chat session.

Procedure to clear the chat history:

Method 1:

  • First of all you need to launch Yahoo Messenger for Android on your device and needs to sign in to your account. After logging in you need to tap on the Conversations icon as shown below which is located on the top right corner side of the user interface.

Yahoo Messenger home

  • Now you need to choose Edit option as shown below which is at the top right side of the screen.

Edit Conversations

  • Now, in conversations. You need to select by tapping tap on the Clear Selected or Clear all as per your choice as shown below.

clear conversations

Method 2:

  • First you will need to tap on the Conversations icon which is located on the top right side of the of the home screen.

Yahoo Messenger home

  • Now choose the conversation and simply tap on the  Menu button, as soon as you select the Menu button you can choose Clear option as shown below.

Yahoo Messenger Menu

So, in just two simple methods you can clear the chat history.

3 Comments
  1. Reply Phil4 March 23, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    Check ReChat (Android chat):
    – Facebook, Yahoo!, Google Talk, basic Jabber/XMPP;
    – multiple accounts at once;
    – free SMS worldwide BETA (with replies for USA/Canada) with minor ad block;
    – plain/bubble views. Customize avatar/font sizes;
    – font packs (download separate apk to keep memory);
    – send image/video;
    – full Unicode support;
    – favorites (always in contact list);
    – customize income message notification: default sound/your sound file, LED, vibration, status bar notification;
    – chat history. Export (email) selected messages, open chat messages, whole history for a contact, whole history for all contacts. Archive attachment with 7zip.

    Facebook features:
    – all non-chat permissions are revoked, customize period, “revoke now”;
    – upload image/short video (several share options);
    – send image/short video to a contact (as private wall post);
    – send message to a contact (as a private event or private wall post);
    – set status message.

    Google Talk features:
    – showing total count of unread emails;
    – marking contacts with unread emails;
    – new email notification;
    – list of unread emails subjects (without content);
    – add/remove contacts.

    Basic Jabber/XMPP features:
    – add/remove contacts.

  2. Reply Phil4 March 23, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    Check ReChat (Android chat):
    – Facebook, Yahoo!®, Google Talk, basic Jabber/XMPP;
    – multiple accounts at once;
    – free SMS worldwide BETA (with replies for USA/Canada) with minor ad block;
    – plain/bubble views. Customize avatar/font sizes;
    – font packs (download separate apk to keep memory);
    – send image/video;
    – full Unicode support;
    – favorites (always in contact list);
    – customize income message notification: default sound/your sound file, LED, vibration, status bar notification;
    – chat history. Export (email) selected messages, open chat messages, whole history for a contact, whole history for all contacts. Archive attachment with 7zip.

    Facebook features:
    – all non-chat permissions are revoked, customize period, “revoke now”;
    – upload image/short video (several share options);
    – send image/short video to a contact (as private wall post);
    – send message to a contact (as a private event or private wall post);
    – set status message.

    Google Talk features:
    – showing total count of unread emails;
    – marking contacts with unread emails;
    – new email notification;
    – list of unread emails subjects (without content);
    – add/remove contacts.

    Basic Jabber/XMPP features:
    – add/remove contacts.

  3. Reply Cirtex Review January 30, 2011 at 4:25 pm

    I didn’t know that Yahoo messenger chat saves the data in history when chatting from an Android phone. Thanks for the tutorial.

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