Editing and Deleting Chat Messages Follow

Overview

You can edit or delete messages, files, or images that you have already sent. The search results that recipients see in the chat will reflect the content of your edited message. Although the recipient does not receive a notification, deleted chat content and files are no longer accessible within Zoom.

Prerequisites

  • Zoom Client for Mac, version 4.1.8826.0925 or higher
  • Zoom Client for PC, version  4.1.8826.0925 or higher

Instructions

Edit a message
You can edit the content of a message that you have already sent.

  1. Hover over the message that you want to edit and click on the arrow.
  2. Choose Edit.
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  3. Change the text and click Save.
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  4. It will now show the edited message, and indicate that it has been edited for all chat participants.
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Delete a message
You can delete a message that you sent at any time. Recipients will no longer be able to see it.

  1. Hover over the message you want to delete and click on the arrow.
  2. Choose Delete.
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  3. It will show You deleted a message, but other participants will not see that notification.

 

Delete a file
If you sent a file in the chat, you can delete it. Recipients no longer have access to the deleted item within Zoom.

  1. Right click or control-click on the item you want to delete. 
  2. Choose Delete.
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  3. It will show You deleted a message, but other participants will not see that notification.

Delete a Picture
If you sent a picture in the chat, you can delete it. Recipients no longer have access to the deleted item within Zoom.

  1. Hover over the picture in Zoom and click on ...
  2. Choose Delete.
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  3. It will show You deleted a message, but other participants will not see that notification.

Delete a GIF
If you sent a GIF in the chat, you can delete it. Recipients no longer have access to the deleted item within Zoom.

  1. Hover over the GIF in Zoom and click on the arrow.
  2. Choose Delete.
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  3. It will show You deleted a message, but other participants will not see that notification.

 

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