How To Delete Private Messages aka Conversations

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  1. Scott Peterson

    Scott Peterson Staff Member

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    Note that 'delete' = 'leave' in Xenforo.

    If you go to your conversations, there's now a "Conversation Tools" widget in the upper right. From there, you can export all conversations (or leave all conversations).

    To delete a specific conversation: go to your inbox and select (click on the box left of the subject line) conversations you want to 'leave'. Click them and then click 'other action' and 'leave conversations'.
     
  2. jb4674

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    Can you change the label to say delete instead of leave? I'm sure this is easily doable. I just spent half an hour trying to clean up my inbox and couldn't find the function.
     
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  3. walterw

    walterw Gold Supporting Member

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    if you "leave" a conversation can you "re-enter" it later?
     
  4. 73Fender

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    I suspect leave = delete..I was scratching my head as well..
     
  5. boo radley

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    Could you up the message limit? Surely they can't take that much space, and a typical transaction might easily involve 5-10 messages back and forth confirming tracking, etc. Thx!
     
  6. Figaro

    Figaro Supporting Member

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    Great... I just deleted (left?) all my conversations. How can I get some of them back?
     
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  7. Dallas Guitar Traders

    Dallas Guitar Traders Supporting Member

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    I just did the same thing. Is there a way we can get them back? I did not mean to do that.
     
  8. Guitar Josh

    Guitar Josh Resident Curmudgeon Silver Supporting Member

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    If you delete a message and it never comes back, was it ever really there at all?
     
  9. Dallas Guitar Traders

    Dallas Guitar Traders Supporting Member

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    That's a question for all of the people that are going to think I'm an a$$hole for leaving their conversation. smh
     

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