How To Delete Messages On PS5?

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Many gadgets in modern times allow us to have call and texting benefits like tablets, PlayStation, and many more. But electronics other than a phone are sometimes pretty complex to operate. And in recent times, people have been facing complications regarding the PS5.

So, the general query of more or less every user of PS5 is ‘how to delete messages on Ps5?’ There are two ways to delete a text message from PS5. Firstly, you can delete a text message from the notification bar. Now go to the notification bar from the ‘Days of Play’ option.

After that, you will see the text message notifications with other notifications. Now select the message you desire to delete, and beneath the dialogue box, you will see the message delete option, so press the square or (□) button on the controller.  

Your text message will be deleted immediately. There is another way to delete.

Let’s know the other way and some more details regarding the deletion of a text message.

How To Delete Messages On Ps5?

Since we all are used to deleting text messages on our phones, deleting on PS5 is difficult for us. Here are two simple tricks to do this.

How To Delete Messages On PS5

From The Notification Bar

If you desire to delete a text from the PS5, follow the steps accordingly.

1. Firstly, turn on the PS5 and select ‘Games.’ You can find it on the upper left of the screen. Now open the ‘Days of Play’ option by selecting, which is on the home screen of your PS5.

turn on the PS5 and select Games

2. After that, you will see a new page with different bars at the bottom of the screen. Click on the notification bar. After that, you will see the text message notifications with other notifications.

Click on the notification bar

3. Now select the message you desire to delete, and beneath the screen, you will see the message delete option, so press the square or (□) button on the controller. Your text message will be deleted immediately.

Now select the message you desire to delete

Those were the steps to delete a text message by using the notification bar.

From The Game Base

When you desire to delete an older message which is not available or hard to find on the notification bar, you can follow the given steps.

1. Firstly, turn on the PS5 and select ‘Games’. You can find it on the upper left of the screen. Now open the ‘Days of Play’ option by selecting, which is on the home screen of your PS5.

Firstly turn on the PS5 and select Games

2. After that, you will see a new page with different bars at the bottom of the screen. Click on the Game Base bar that is beside the notification bar. Then, you will see all the text messages.

Click on the Game Base bar

3. Now press the ‘View All Parties’ which is at the top of the newly popped up window. Then you will see all the messages.

View All Parties

After following all the steps, you need to go to the conversation you want to delete. Now press the ‘option’ button, and you will see three options. Select the ‘Leave’ option and confirm it by clicking ‘Yes.’

These are two ways that you can follow to delete a conversation on a PS5. Keep in mind that if you are deleting recent messages, you can delete them from the notification bar. For older texts, you must go to Game Base to delete.

Can You Delete Voice Messages On PS5?

The answer to this is quite straightforward. Yes, you can delete the voice message from the notification or game base bar on PS5. The way is the same as we mentioned above for the text messages.

You can delete a voice message from the notification bar. So, go to the notification bar from the ‘Days of Play’ option. After that, you will see the text and voice messages notifications with other notifications.

Now select the voice message you desire to delete, and beneath the dialogue box, you will see the message delete option, so press the square or (□) button on the controller.

You can also apply the same rules to delete image messages.

Can You Hide Messages On PS5?

PlayStation is a gaming tool that will give you an ultimate gaming experience. And today, the PS5 has the calibers to be connected over the internet and send text messages. It is not unique that it will have some flaws.

This means the texting option will not be similar to the phone or computer’s option. Therefore, you need to count the message hiding option as a flaw or lack of PS5. Perhaps the manufacturer does not feel the importance of this text or other message hiding feature. But we can expect the hiding feature in the upcoming models of PS.

Can You Recover Deleted Message On Ps5?

Yes, you can recover the messages that you accidentally deleted on PS5. Follow the easy steps to recover the deleted messages.

  1. Go to the trash folder first.
  2. After that, click the message box and check the messages. Select or mark the text.
  3. Lastly, click on the ‘Move to’ and retrieve all the deleted messages you want.

Conclusion

Eventually, we learned about the PS5 messaging option profoundly with the knowledge of how to delete messages on Ps5. But we strongly recommend that you think if the message you want to delete is important or not before performing the deletion process.

And the best way to delete the text message is to keep the backup first. The text message does not occupy much space on the hard disk. It barely reaches 100 KB. Nonetheless, having too many texts in the inbox forms a mess.

Donald MageeData Recovery Expert at - TechNab

Donald Magee is a data recovery expert. He has been in this field for more than a decade. There is simply nothing he doesn’t know about the data recovery process. He worked for three renowned data recovery firms as a part of the technical support team in his professional career, and now he is operating his own firm.

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