• While you can’t permanently delete messages on your PS4, you can use the “Leave” command in the Options menu to remove messages from your screen. They’ll come back, though, if you continue the conversation with that person.
  • The PS4 has a Messages app you can use to chat with friends. You can check for messages by selecting Messages using the controller, and you can send messages by selecting someone in your friends list or by searching by name.
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The Messages app on your PS4 works more or less the same as the Messages app on your phone – you can send messages to other PlayStation users and delete unwanted messages.

Deleted messages are still stored on the PlayStation Network servers, though. If you delete a message from a friend and later message that person, the older messages will reappear as a part of the message thread – so you can’t permanently delete them.

To check for new messages, just select “Messages” using your PS4 controller. You’ll see any new messages waiting for you on the Messages screen.

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How to send a message on your PS4

1. Using your PS4 controller, select “Messages.”

2. On the Messages screen, select "Create Message."

How to delete messages on PS4

Foto: To send a message, start by choosing "Create Message" on the Messages screen.sourceDave Johnson/Business Insider

3. Select the person to whom you want to send the message. Enter the message and then select "Send."

How to delete messages on PS4

Foto: Enter your message and then select "Send."sourceDave Johnson/Business Insider

How to delete messages on your PS4

1. Using your PS4 controller, select "Messages."

2. Select the message you want to delete and then press the "Options" button on the PS4 controller. Then, press "Leave."

How to delete messages on PS4

Foto: Press the "Options" button after selecting the message you want to delete. Then, select "Leave."sourceDave Johnson/Business Insider

3. Confirm you want to delete the message by selecting "Leave" again.

How to delete messages on PS4

Foto: You "delete" a message by using the Leave command.sourceDave Johnson/Business Insider

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