Delete all messages in a Discord channel or DM
👉 UPDATE: This gist moved to https://github.com/victornpb/undiscord
Open Discord in a browser like Chrome or Firefox;
Open DevTools pressing F12 or ⌘ command+option+J;
Copy the deleteDiscordMessages.js script and paste it in the Console, then press ENTER;
A window will be opened, fill the variables and click the START button.
- Open the dev tools (F12), open the Network tab. (You should clear all requests for better readability if you see some.)
- Delete one message manually. In the request log, you will see a request with a DELETE method.
- Click on the request to open the details, and on the Headers tab, copy the 'authorization' token. It's a long text > with dots like
- Right click your avatar in a message you sent in the chat, Copy ID
NOT THE MESSAGE THE AVATAR.
(You cannot delete the other's person messages a in DM channel, you will get Error 403)
- For public channels: Right click a channel, Copy ID
- For a DM/Direct messages: copy the number after /@me/ in the URL)
- Delete messages after one message:
Right click a message, Copy ID
- Delete since the begining of a channel:
Leave this variable empty
Copy ID menu doesn't show up when right clicking:
- Enable developer mode in discord
Go to user Settings > Appearance in discord and enable Developer mode.
DO NOT SHARE YOUR
Sharing your authToken on the internet will give full access to your account! There are bots gathering credentials all over the internet. If you post your token by accident, LOGOUT from discord on that same browser you got that token imediately. Changing your password will make sure that you get logged out of every device. I advice that you turn on 2FA afterwards.
If you are unsure do not share screenshots, or copy paste logs on the internet.
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Last tested: 2019-AUG-21
Hi. I'm getting an issue where nothing is being deleted.
When I first ran this script it deleted about 20k of my messages, but ever since then the blue numbers on the side just keep increasing while the number of messages stays unchanged.
I only encounter this in a specific DM. The script works in other DMs/servers I've used it in. Any tips or ideas as to what is causing this?
BTW The small decrease in messages is from me manually deleting/clicking while I was hoping the script would start working