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deleteMessage Test#

The method deletes a message from a chat.

Request#

To delete a message, you have to execute a request at:

POST {{apiUrl}}/waInstance{{idInstance}}/deleteMessage/{{apiTokenInstance}}

For apiUrl, idInstance and apiTokenInstance request parameters, refer to Before you start section.

Request parameters#

Parameter Type Mandatory Description
chatId string Yes User or group chat Id
idMessage string Yes Deleted message ID

Request body example#

{
    "chatId": "120363043968066561@g.us",
    "idMessage": "BAE5F4886F6F2D05"
}

Response#

Response parameters#

The response body is empty. If successful, the server response is 200.

DeleteMessage errors#

For a list of errors common to all methods, refer to Common errors section

HTTP code Error identifier Description
400 chatId not found chatID is not found
400 ID message notfound IDMessage is not found

Request examples#

import requests

url = "{{apiUrl}}/waInstance{{idInstance}}/deleteMessage/{{apiTokenInstance}}"

payload = "{\r\n    \"chatId\": \"120363043968066561@g.us\, \"idMessage\": \"BAE5F4886F6F2D05\" \"r\n}"
headers = {
  'Content-Type': 'application/json'
}

response = requests.request("POST", url, headers=headers, data = payload)

print(response.text.encode('utf8'))
curl --location '{{apiUrl}}/waInstance{{idInstance}}/deleteMessage/{{apiTokenInstance}}' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-raw '{
    "chatId": "79123456789@c.us",
    "idMessage": "BAE5F4886F6F2D05"
}'
var restTemplate = new RestTemplate();
var requestUrl = new StringBuilder();
requestUrl
    .append({{apiUrl}})
    .append("/waInstance").append({{idInstance}})
    .append("/deleteMessage/")
    .append({{apiTokenInstance}});

var headers = new HttpHeaders();
headers.setContentType(MediaType.APPLICATION_JSON);

var jsonBody = "{\"chatId\": \"79123456789@c.us\",\"idMessage\": \"BAE5F4886F6F2D05\"}";

var requestEntity = new HttpEntity<>(jsonBody, headers);

var response = restTemplate.exchange(requestUrl.toString(), HttpMethod.POST, requestEntity, String.class);
System.out.println(response);
var requestUrl = new StringBuilder();
requestUrl
    .append({{apiUrl}})
    .append("/waInstance").append({{idInstance}})
    .append("/deleteMessage/")
    .append({{apiTokenInstance}});

var response = Unirest.post(requestUrl.toString())
    .header("Content-Type", "application/json")
    .body("{\"chatId\": \"79123456789@c.us\",\"idMessage\": \"BAE5F4886F6F2D05\"}")
    .asString();

System.out.println(response);
Sub deleteMessage()
    Dim url As String
    Dim RequestBody As String
    Dim http As Object
    Dim response As String

    ' The apiUrl, idInstance and apiTokenInstance values are available in console, double brackets must be removed
    url = "{{apiUrl}}/waInstance{{idInstance}}/deleteMessage/{{apiTokenInstance}}"

    ' ChatId — the number from which you want to delete the message (@c.us for private chats, @g.us for group chats); idMessage - identifier of the message that needs to be deleted
    RequestBody = "{""chatId"":""70123456789@c.us"",""idMessage"":""BAE5F4886F6F2D05""}"

    Set http = CreateObject("MSXML2.XMLHTTP")

    With http
        .Open "POST", url, False
        .setRequestHeader "Content-Type", "application/json"
        .Send RequestBody
    End With

    response = http.responseText

    Debug.Print response

    ' Outputting the answer to the desired cell
    Range("A1").Value = response

    Set http = Nothing
End Sub