How to Permanently Delete Messages from iPad

Sending new messages on iPad is very easy, but deleting these messages beyond the reach of a recovery tool is a different ballgame. Take for an instance; you have received several confidential messages such as reserve price tender, business information and other information that you would not like anyone to see. You are aware that your iMessage is keeping a record of this information, but since you are still using the iPad, you cared less about how to delete these messages from your iPad.

You have acquired a new iPad and you would like to sell your used iPad to make up for the cost of the new one, it now occurred to you that you will need to delete iPad messages in order to get rid of those sensitive and private messages, and keep them unrecoverable.

How to Erase Messages on iPad

If your iPad has many messages which are very important to you, and you worry about these information will be restored by data recovery tools, even though you have deleted them. Don’t worry, this article will tell you some effective ways you can ensure that the message files you have deleted are 100% unrecoverable.

Method 1 Erase Deleted Files from iPad Permanently with iMyFone Umate Pro

Manually deleting your iPad messages thereby leaving them to be recovered by chance. iMyFone Umate Pro is a data eraser and it can securely delete your iMessage files in order to keep them unrecoverable, This powerful erasing tool uses top-notch analytical technologies to identify and single out all personal information stored in your iPad. With iMyFone Umate Pro, you do not need to worry over your account information, Private messages, sensitive business information, browser history, emails and embarrassing messages on your used iPad.
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With just a few steps, iMyFone Umate Pro would display all your already deleted files and some other files that occupy your iPad memory space. You can then choose to delete these file with just one click or selectively. To erase your iPad privacy data, residual data, and every other file that is still stored in your used iPad, just follow these steps below:

Step 1: Connect your iPad to your PC after downloading and installing iMyFone Umate Pro and launch the app.
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Step 2: Tap on "Erase Private Data" tab and click on "Scan" for iMyFone Umate Pro to scan your device.
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Step 3: Select the private files you would like to erase, type "delete" to confirm your request. Click on "Erase Now" to complete the process.
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Note: Please ensure to keep your device connected to the end of this process

Main Features of iMyFone Umate Pro

1 One-click Free Up Space

iMyFone Umate Pro allows you to remove junk files and temporary files, compress and backup photos or delete and backup photos, delete and backup large files, manage apps. With over 25 analysis technology, you can free up tons of space and speed up your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in one click.

2 Erase All Data

Erase all data can remove all content on your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The data will be wiped out totally and everything stored on the device will be gone. If you have something important you want to reserve on the device, you’d better backup them before erasing data.

3 Erase Deleted Files

If you want to ensure previously deleted data is unrecoverable, you should choose this mode. It can detect the deleted files which still exist on our iPhone and iPad. What’s more, It can delete them permanently and make sure that the files are no longer accessible or recoverable even with any iOS data recovery software.

4 Erase Private Data

iMyFone Umate Pro will delete all your private data completely and permanently, so that you can rest assured about the privacy on your iPhone. It can make sure the private data will be unrecoverable, keep your personal information safe.

Method 2 Delete Messages on iPad Manually

iPad provides one of the most convenient ways to handle communication through messaging. However, organizing messages within your iPad message app is near impossible. This is the reason why most iPad users have loads of unmanageable messages. These messages contains many private info, they are very important to you. Directly delete text messages on your iPhone is not always safe, it still can be recovered by some data recovery tools, but it is a easy way to remove private messages.

  • Step 1: Click on the message app to launch it, go to the conversation where you want to delete.
  • Step 2: Click and hold any conversation you would like to delete, then click on "More" from the drop down menu.
  • Step 3: Select the conversations you would like to delete and click on the trash icon.
  • Step 4: Confirm that you wish to delete the selected conversation by clicking on Delete Message.


Tips to Check Whether the Messages Are Deleted Permanently

Whence you have completed this process, you will notice the difference between deleting your iPad messages from the iMessage app and using iMyFone Umate Pro in accomplishing it.

You can check to see if these messages are deleted permanently. You can ascertain this by following these simple steps:

  • Step 1: Launch your iPad settings app and click on General.
  • Step 2: Click on Storage & iCloud Usage
  • Step 3: Click on Manage Storage
  • Step 4: Scroll down to the iMessage app to see how much storage it is occupying.