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How do I delete all my Slack history?

If you want to delete your entire Slack history, you’ll need to make sure you have administrator privileges within the workspace. Keep in mind that this will delete the entire Slack history for the entire workspace, so it’s not recommended unless absolutely necessary.

To delete all of your Slack history, go to the Slack workspace and click on your workspace name in the top-left of the webpage. This will open a drop-down menu – select ‘Settings & administration’. From the Settings & administration page, select ‘Workspace Settings’ on the left-hand side.

Scroll down to the ‘Data Retention & Management’ pane and select ‘Delete All Workspace History’. This will be followed by a confirmation prompt pop-up where you’ll need to select ‘Delete’ if you want to confirm the deletion.

After that, all the Slack messages, files, user activity and permissions within the workspace will be deleted forever.

Can Slack admins read DMS?

Yes, Slack admins can read Direct Messages (DMs). This is referred to as ‘privileged access’, which gives admins the ability to see, edit and delete messages in any channel or DM. For organizations using Slack’s Enterprise Grid plan, Global Admins have the most privilege and can access any data within the Slack workspace.

Workspace Owners and Admins can access messages in channels, DMs, and other collaboration spaces. They can even access messages that have been deleted. However, only Global Admins have the ability to access files uploaded to Slack across the entire workspace.

It’s important to note that admins can only access messages, the content of which is not encrypted. Any messages that include personal or sensitive information should be shared in private channels or DM to ensure they remain private and secure.

Why can’t I delete messages on Slack?

It is not possible to delete individual messages in Slack, even if you are the author. This is because Slack’s primary purpose is to maintain a transparent and complete record of all communications between your team members.

Keeping messages on Slack, even after they have been deleted by the sender, helps ensure that your team can always go back and access prior conversations for context and for decision making. Additionally, Slack does not have the option to delete single messages in favor of keeping a complete record in conversations.

That said, individual users have the ability to edit their own messages, as well as delete their entire messages thread.

How do I delete messages?

Deleting messages depends on the platform you are using. In most cases, there’s usually a trash bin or delete button.

On desktop, on most browsers, you can press the delete button on your keyboard to delete a message. On many mobile devices, you can press and hold on the message to bring up a menu of options (including delete).

If you are using a particular messaging service, such as Skype, Telegram, or WhatsApp, you usually have to go into the settings for that particular application to find out how to delete messages. Usually, these services have a ‘delete’ button within the chat window, or you may also be able to find a ‘delete message’ option in the settings.

It’s also important to note that, even after you delete a message, it may still be available in the app’s server logs, depending on the platform you’re using. So, be sure to check the provider’s policies to find out when and how your data is stored.

Can police read text messages that have been deleted?

Generally speaking, once a text message has been deleted from a device, it is no longer accessible. However, in certain circumstances, it is possible for police to obtain and read deleted text messages.

This depends on various factors such as the operating system being used and the device on which the message was sent or received.

In some cases, using forensic software, police may be able to access and recover data from a device that was thought to be so-called “deleted. ” Much depends on the data being stored on the device, as well as its program and hardware.

In some cases, police may also be able to access additional backups of data from cloud storage systems or from other sources. Therefore, police may be able to read text messages that have been thought to be permanently deleted from a device.

Are deleted Slack messages really deleted?

No, deleted Slack messages are not really deleted. While users may have the ability to delete conversations from their own view, the messages are not actually removed from Slack’s servers. This means that an administrator with the right credentials would be able to access these messages and view their content.

This is the same for both Slack’s free and paid plans. However, deleted messages are only retained for a limited amount of time, after which they are completely removed from Slack’s servers. Slack’s Premium plan also provides users with the ability to configure how long deleted messages are retained.

Ultimately, it is important to remember that Slack is not a secure messaging platform, and users should always use caution when sending sensitive information.

Can I delete I message for everyone?

Unfortunately, no; once a message is sent and read it is not possible to delete it for everyone. You can delete the message for yourself, however this will still appear in the chat for other participants.

It is possible to request that the message be removed by sending an apology message and asking that the conversation participants delete the message; however, that is not a guarantee. The only surefire way to ensure that all participants of the conversation will not see the message is to not send it in the first place.

Why is there no Delete for everyone option?

The Delete for Everyone option was not implemented by some messaging platforms, such as WhatsApp and SMS, because it could make it possible for malicious individuals to delete all evidence of harassment or cyberbullying after the fact.

This could make it difficult to unpick the events surrounding the communication which could make it difficult to resolve any dispute. In addition, if the Delete for Everyone option was available, it could open the door for users to willingly delete regular conversations as a way of circumventing records of their online activities which could be used against them.

On the other hand, if implemented correctly, the Delete for Everyone option could improve user-safety by making it easier to retroactively remove harmful or sensitive content.

How do you delete for everyone after a long time?

Deleting a message after a long time can be done in a few ways.

If you are using a messaging app such as WhatsApp, you can use the ‘delete for everyone’ feature which allows you to delete a message within 7 minutes of sending it. Once that 7 minute window has passed, however, there is no way to delete the message through the app.

Alternatively, if you are using a messaging platform such as Facebook Messenger, you can go into your ‘Message Requests’ section and delete any messages that you no longer wish to keep.

Finally, if you have sent an email and want to delete it after a long time, you can contact the recipient and request that they delete the message. Depending on the circumstances of the exchange and the recipient, this may or may not be successful.

Ultimately, deleting a message after a long time can be complicated or impossible. It is best to always make sure that you think twice about a message before sending it and be mindful of anything you share online.

Does deleting a conversation on iMessage delete it for the other person?

No, deleting a conversation on iMessage does not delete it for the other person. The other person will still have access to the conversation, and will be able to view any messages sent prior to the conversation being deleted.

If the other person has made an iCloud backup of their messages, they will still have access to the conversation even after it has been deleted. If the conversation has messages that have been exchanged between multiple people, deleting it will only remove it from the device of the person who initiated the deletion.

The conversation will still remain accessible for others with whom it was shared. However, if everyone involved in the conversation deletes it, then it will permanently be deleted for everyone involved.

When you delete a photo on iMessage can the other person still see it?

No, when you delete a photo on iMessage, the other person can no longer see it. Once you delete a photo on iMessage, it’s permanently deleted and cannot be retrieved. It’s a good idea to always be sure that you are okay sending a photo before you share it with someone, because once it’s sent, you will no longer have control over who sees it.