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Archive or delete a message, call, or voicemail

You can hide messages and conversations or delete them from Google Voice.

Archive conversations, calls, or voicemails

You can hide a conversation, call, or voicemail from your inbox without deleting it. If someone replies to a conversation you've archived, the messages will show up again in your inbox.

Archive one conversation, call, or voicemail

  1. On your computer, open Google Voice.
  2. Open the tab for Messages Messages tab, Calls Calls tab, or Voicemail Voicemail tab.
  3. Click the conversation, call, or voicemail you want to hide.
  4. At the top of the list, click Archive Archive.

Archive multiple conversations, calls, or voicemails

  1. On your computer, open Google Voice.
  2. Open the tab for Messages Messages tab, Calls Calls tab, or Voicemail Voicemail tab.
  3. Press the Shift key and click the conversations, calls, or voicemails you want to hide.
  4. At the top of the list, click Archive Archive.

Bring back conversations, calls, or voicemails you archived

  1. On your computer, open Google Voice.
  2. At the top left, click Menu Menu and then Archive.
  3. Press the Shift key and click one or more conversations, calls, or voicemails you want to bring back.
  4. At the top of the list, click Unarchive Unarchive.

Delete a conversation, call, or voicemail

After you delete a conversation, call, or voicemail, you can't see it again.

  1. On your computer, open Google Voice.
  2. Open the tab for Messages Messages tab, Calls Calls tab, or Voicemail Voicemail tab.
  3. Click the conversation, call, or voicemail that you want to remove.
  4. At the top of the list, click Delete Delete.

Delete text messages

After you delete a text message, you can't see it again, but it could show up on the devices of the people you chatted with.

Delete one message

  1. On your computer, open Google Voice.
  2. Open the tab for Messages Messages tab.
  3. Click the conversation.
  4. Right-click the text you want to remove.
  5. Click Delete.
  6. Confirm by clicking Delete.

Delete more than one message

  1. On your computer, open Google Voice.
  2. Open the tab for Messages Messages tab.
  3. Click the conversation.
  4. Press the Shift key and click the messages you want to remove.
  5. In the top right corner, click Delete Delete.
  6. Confirm by clicking Delete.

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