3 Replies Latest reply: Jan 26, 2010 9:01 AM by Graham Outterside
BedoTaak Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
Is there a way to remove all SMS from my iPhone?

I receive a lot of SMS every day. If I never remove them, how much will their size grow? Will message-app become slower?

iPhone 3GS, iPhone OS 3.1.2
  • wjosten Level 10 Level 10 (93,640 points)
    BedoTaak wrote:
    If I never remove them, how much will their size grow? Will message-app become slower?


    They don't take up much space at all & should have no effect on performance.

    Two ways to delete messages:

    1. Click Messages, Click Edit, Click the red minus sign, Click Delete. This deletes the message string itself.

    2. Click the individual Message, Click Edit, Click Clear All or individually highlight a message in the string and click delete.
  • BedoTaak Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
    Yes, I know how to delete a message or a conversation but I can't understand why there isn't an option "delete all".

    20000 sms (in 1 year they aren't so much...) does not affect performance opening messages?
  • Graham Outterside Level 4 Level 4 (2,910 points)
    BedoTaak wrote:

    20000 sms (in 1 year they aren't so much...) does not affect performance opening messages?


    It is - thats 27 outgoing a day assuming half in and half out so if you are awake 12 hours a day, thats one every 20 minutes or so. You need to talk to people more often