You can hide any one-to-one or group chat from your Chats tab, with archiving.

Archiving requires app versions 4.8.

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How to archive a chat

You can archive a chat from the Chats tab on any device:

Desktop

To archive a chat on desktop:

  1. Right-click on the chat you want to archive.
  2. Select Archive:

The chat is now archived and will not appear in your Chats tab until it is unarchived.

Mobile

To archive a chat on mobile:

  1. Press and hold on the chat you want to archive.

  2. Touch Archive.

The chat is now archived and will not appear in your Chats tab until it is unarchived.

How to unarchive a chat

An archived chat automatically returns to the main Chats tab when a contact messages you. You can also manually unarchive a chat on any device:

Desktop

To unarchive a chat on desktop:

  1. Go to the Chats tab, and click the plus icon next to the Search and dial bar.
  2. Select Archived chats:

    The Archived chats menu opens.

  3. Right-click on the chat you want to unarchive, and select Unarchive:

The chat appears back in the main Chats tab.

Mobile

To unarchive a chat on mobile:

  1. Go to the Chats tab, and touch the plus icon:

  2. Select Archived chats:

  3. Press and hold on the chat you want to unarchive, then select Unarchive:

The chat appears back in the main Chats tab.