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Re: How to delete older SMS messages
You have two options to delete older text messages. The first is to use the SMS Backup & Restore app to backup all messages to a file, transfer the file to your computer, open the file in Excel, delete all messages older than the desired date (or more than a specified number of messages per thread), save the modified data as an XML file and transfer it back to your phone. You will then need to delete your existing message threads and restore the SMS messages from the XML file in the SMSBackup directory. The process for restoring an individual thread is outlined in this Droid Forum post: http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-applications/38024-app-export-import-sms-messages.html
A simpler option is to use Delete old messages to remove all SMS messages over 2 months old (the default setting). The paid version of Delete old messages allows you to specify the age of messages to be deleted.
Both SMS Backup & Restore and Delete old messages are available in the Android Play Store.