Does Kik Store Chats?
No. Kik chats are stored locally on a users device.
Kik does not see, nor do they store any chat logs. There are no chat records even if you wanted a copy of them.
If you log out of Kik then your messages will disappear. All chats remain until you log out. If you are logged in and you see "Nothing Yet" it means that your Kik messages have been erased. There is no way to get it back.
There are no backups or any way to save your Kik chats. One alternative is to simply screenshot the chat that you want to keep.
Now that you understand Kik chat storage, go and find some new kik usernames! If you want to manually delete your kik messages click here to learn how.