How to Delete Skype Chat History of A Specific Person Or Contact

Hi folks. I know that you guys must be wondering or trying to figure out of a way to delete only a person’s or specific peoples’ chat history and you are stuck with the only limited options what Skype itself offers, as clearing the Skype history will clear all and you don’t wont to do this. Let’s go through the steps one by one. 

Important - Sign-out and quiet Skype – before doing the following better you keep a backup of the below path – in case if anything goes wrong. 

C:\Users\YOUR USER NAME\AppData\Roaming\Skype\YOUR USER NAME


Download the latest DB browser for SQL lite – you can visit and check out for your version. Download the EXE and install it. 


Once installation is completed.  open the DB browser for SQL lite and click on open database and point it to the below path
C:\Users\YOUR USER NAME\AppData\Roaming\Skype\YOUR USER NAME
And select the Main.db and Click OPEN


Now the main Skype DB will be opened. Click on the “Browse data” Tab and under the Table drop-down list select “Messages” – all chat messages will be shown now. 


Under the Chat name field type the persons Skype name or ID then all the chats related to that person will be listed. 


Select all the rows that has been filtered and Click on “Delete Record” and then Click on “Write Changes” button and exit. 


Open Skype – login and check if the messages are deleted – if not follow the steps again trust me it will be cleared. Sometimes the above steps are required to be done twice to clean the messages properly.

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