Configure self-deleting messages for your team

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As a team owner or admin, you can configure within team management whether your team members are allowed to send self-deleting messages. You can also make this feature mandatory for your whole team by specifying an enforced timeout after which any sent message will self-delete. 

By default your team is allowed to send self-deleting messages, for example, they can choose if they want to send them or not, and the forced timeout is off. 

Observe that your team needs to be on Wire for Enterprise in order for these options to be customizable. On Wire Basic self-deleting messages are set to the default, i.e. enabled.

Disable the option to send self-deleting messages: 

  1. Go to teams.wire.com and log in with your account credentials. 

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  2. Click Customization. 

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  3. Go to the Feature Configurations / Self-deleting messages section
  4. Click Configure

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       5. Switch the toggle to Not Allowed and click Confirm

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Once confirmed, your changes will be immediately applied and your team members will be informed. 

 

Enable the option to send self-deleting messages: 

Same steps as for disabling except in step 5 you set the switch to Allowed and click Confirm.

Set a forced timeout: 

  1. Go to teams.wire.com and log in with your account credentials. 

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  2. Click Customization. 

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  3. Go to the Feature Configurations / Self-deleting messages section
  4. Click Configure

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     5. Switch the timeout toggle to On and choose a timeframe, like 4 weeks, after which the messages are automatically deleted.

 

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       6. Click Confirm

Once confirmed, your changes will be immediately applied and your team members will be informed. 

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