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How to Delete a Sent Message in Slack

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Sender’s remorse happens to everyone. The instant regret you feel after sending a message you shouldn’t have. Luckily, there is a way you can delete your sent messages, as long as it is enabled by your Slack administrator.

1. Hover your cursor over the message
2. When you see icons appear on the top right of the message click the one that looks like three dots
3. Select “Delete message”
5. Click “Yes, delete this message”

Note: If you do not have the option to delete messages you may want to edit your message to remove the offending aspects. Please see our post on How to Edit a Sent Message in Slack.

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