Delete, forward and copy text messages on Windows Phone

To delete an entire text message thread, tap the Messaging tile on the start screen, then press and hold your finger on the thread you want to delete and select “delete” from the menu that pops up.  All of the individual text messages in that thread are deleted from the phone:

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To delete, forward, or copy an individual text message, tap the Messaging tile on the start screen, then tap on a message thread and press and hold your finger on the single text message you want to delete, forward, or copy:

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