Deleting a single message in iOS8

dcom

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#1
In case some of you have tried this and accidentally deleted all the messages in a conversation, try this:

Tap and hold a single message
From the submenu that comes up, select More... That message will be checked. Check more if you want
There should be a trash can icon at the bottom of the screen but there isn't.
Tap in the Text Message control to bring up the keyboard
Swipe down at the top of the keyboard to dismiss it.
The trash can icon should appear, letting you delete the checked message(s)

More than likely a bug but this seems to be a workaround.
 

dcom

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#3
It works as it should on my iPad Mini but not on the phone.