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On an iPhone, when I want to delete parts of a conversation from the Messages app, I tap and hold an individual message.

This displays Copy | More…. I tap More… and tick the relevant text messages to delete. The trash bin appears in bottom left corner and I can delete.

However, it only works the first time after the phone was switched on. If I want to do this a second time, pressing More… and ticking the relevant text messages to delete, the trash bin in the bottom left is missing, whereas the camera button is still displayed.

I can still delete the entire conversation (which I don't want to do), or switch the phone off and back on again - then it works just once and vanishes again.

Anyone else encountered the same problem?

iPhone 5s, iOS 8.1.3

  • So what is your question? – Saaru Lindestøkke Feb 16 '15 at 17:31
  • No - I'm not seeing the same problem. Have you restored the phone and set it up as new to see if it's a corrupt software setting or database? – bmike Feb 17 '15 at 15:37
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Yes, I'm having the same problem. IOS 8.1.3 on an iPhone 5. But killing/restarting the message app will bring the trashcan back for "a while", then it disappears again.

  • Thanks for chiming in to narrow down when this is happening. Hopefully someone can edit in a conclusive answer if/when it's determined. – bmike Mar 3 '15 at 4:10

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