How do I delete a message from a Conversation?

Canvas recently introduced a new page design called the New Canvas User Interface (UI). This lesson may include two images for specific steps to show the difference between the two designs. Unless otherwise indicated, the functionality and location of the components remain the same. The view available to you is determined by your institution.

You can delete individual messages within a Conversation in Canvas.

Open Inbox

Open Inbox

In Global Navigation, click the Inbox link.

Open Inbox in Legacy UI

Open Inbox in Legacy UI

If you are using the legacy interface, in the Help Corner, click the Inbox link.

Select Conversation

Select Conversation

Select the conversation.

Select Message

Hover over the timestamp of the message you want to delete to view more options. Select the Delete link.

Note: You can only select one message to delete at a time.

Confirm Deletion

Confirm Deletion

Click the OK button to delete the message.

Note: You can only delete your copy of the message. You cannot delete the message for all recipients.