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How to Set Messages Auto Delete iPhone and iPad with iOS 8

iOS 8 has a feature allow you to set messages to delete automatically after a period of time in order to free up more storage space regularly on your iPhone and iPad.

1. Go to Settings > Messages.
2. Tap on Keep Messages under the Message History section.
3. Tap on either 1 year or 30 days.
4. Tap Delete in the popup menu to confirm you’d like iOS to delete any messages older than the specified time period.

iOS will now automatically delete all messages that are older than the specified time.

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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