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Deleting a Ticket Reply or Note Message

Updated on : May 4, 2022

The ticket messages can be deleted by both agents and customers based on the permissions. This option helps to remove any sensitive informations, or any credentials wrongly shared in the ticket.

Considerations before deleting a message:

  1. The email notification which is sent cannot be reverted, and no email notification will be sent to the ticket participants for deleting actions.
  2. The attachments and inline images will be deleted when a message is deleted.
  3. In a ticket, at least one public reply should exist regardless of the first reply and others.
  4. Satisfaction rating message cannot be deleted.


How to delete ticket reply in the agent portal?

You can delete a reply in the agent portal by using the following steps:

  1. Open the ticket and navigate to the reply which needs to be deleted.
  2. Click the highlighted icon (⋮) and select the Delete option to delete the reply.
  1. Click the Yes, Delete option from the Delete Message dialog.
  1. After deleting the reply, it will be shown as highlighted in the following image,


Permissions:

To delete a ticket reply in the agent portal, an agent should enable the Delete public comments in ticket permission. By default, Own comments will be selected, as highlighted in the following image,

PermissionsDescription
Own commentsThe agent can delete comments added by themselves.
Own or Any agent’s commentsThe agent can delete comments added by other agents and by themselves.
Own, any agent’s or any customer’s commentsThe agent can delete comments added by other agents or customers and by themselves.


How to delete ticket note message in the agent portal?

You can delete a note in the agent portal by using the following steps:

  1. Open the ticket and navigate to the reply which need to be deleted.
  2. Click the highlighted icon (⋮) and select the Delete option to delete the note.
  1. Click the Yes, Delete option from the Delete Note dialog.

After deleting the note, it will be shown as highlighted in the following image,


Permissions:

To delete a ticket note in the agent portal, an agent should enable the Delete private notes in ticket permission. By default, Own notes will be selected, as highlighted in the following image,

PermissionsDescription
Own notesThe agent can delete notes added by themselves.
Own or Any agent’s notesThe agent can delete notes added by other agents and by themselves.

How to delete ticket reply in the customer portal?

You can delete a reply in the customer portal by using the following steps:

  1. Open the ticket and navigate to the reply which need to be deleted.
  2. Click the highlighted Delete icon to delete the reply.
  1. Click the Yes, Delete option from the Delete Message dialog.
  1. After deleting the reply, it will be shown as highlighted in the following image:


Permissions:

To delete a ticket reply in the customer portal, the user can delete comments added by themselves. Additionally, the user must have permission to reply to the ticket (For example, the user must  either be a requester or added in CCs.)

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