How to delete all emails

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How to delete all emails from Gmail

To delete all emails from an email address gmail, you can proceed from the official website of this service or from its official application for Android and iOS.

From computer

If you intend to act from a computer, connected to the official Gmail site via a browser for browsing the Internet, in order to see all the emails sent and received, which are divided into special tabs. If you don't use tabs instead, click on the menu item All messages found in the left sidebar.



Now, to delete all the emails present in a section (for example in the tab Main or All Posts), put the check mark, in correspondence with the box located at the top left, in order to select all the contents. At this point, to delete the selected messages, click on the button with the trash can symbol that you find in the bar at the top. In this way, all the selected emails will be moved to the Trash can where they will remain for 30 days, before their definitive and automatic cancellation.

You can repeat this operation for all cards in gmail if you use them (for example Social o Promotions), then selecting all the emails received. Also, if you want to delete the sent emails as well, click on the item Mail sent from the left sidebar of gmail, check the box at the top left and press the button with the trash can symbol, to also move the emails sent to the temporary trash.



Conversations moved to the Trash can they will be permanently and automatically deleted after 30 days but, if you wish, you can proceed with the cleaning manually. To do this, click on the wording Trash can you see in the left sidebar (if you can't find it, press the item first Other) and then press on the wording Empty the trash now you see at the top of the screen.

Give smartphone and tablet

To delete emails from gmail, you can also act through the official application of the service for Android and iOS. The procedure is very simple and is identical on both operating systems.

Then start the Gmail app by tapping on its icon that you find on the main screen of your device e, from the folder main or from the other tabs accessible by pressing the button with the symbol , locate the emails you want to delete. Once identified, tap and hold on one of this and then put the check mark on all subsequent emails to be selected. Now, press the button with the trash can symbol you see in the top bar, to move the selected emails to the Trash can.



Proceed in the same way for all the cards of gmail containing the emails to be deleted e, subsequently, if you want to manually empty the Trash can, tap on the pulsating and then presses on the folder Trash can from the side drop-down menu. Then press on the item Empty the trash now per confermare l'operazione.

How to delete all emails from iCloud

The email service you use by default is Apple's and you would like to know how to delete all emails from Mail? Don't worry, performing this operation is very simple, as you can act through the app on your iOS device or even via the Web, via iCloud.

From computer

To delete all emails from Mail you can act via iCloud, by connecting to the official website of the service and logging in with your Apple ID. From the home screen of iCloud then click on the application Mail which is present on the screen (has the white envelope symbol on a light blue background), in order to use the e-mail service in its Web version.


To proceed with the deletion of the emails present in the various folders, you must select them manually; then click on one of them and then press the button with the trash can symbol that you find in the upper right corner. If you want to select multiple emails at the same time, press and hold the key Ctrl su Windows o Cmd su MacOS and then click with the mouse on the items to select. Then, press the button with the trash can icon from the top bar, to delete multiple emails at the same time.

All deleted items will be stored in the folder Trash can, accessible by tapping on his name from the left sidebar. The elements of this section will be deleted automatically after a set period of time but, if you wish, you can repeat the operation indicated above to also delete all the emails present in this folder.

From macOS

You usually use the email application Mail on your computer MacOS? In this case, just start the mail service at the bar Dock by clicking on its icon (è the symbol of a postcard) in order to see on the screen the various folders in which the emails are located. Now, to delete them, first click on one of these folders (for example Entry) and then select all the emails present using the key combination Cmd + A. Pigia then ontrash can icon from the top bar to move conversations to the Trash can.

Repeat this procedure to eventually delete all emails from other folders as well (for example Sent) and then clear the Trash can. To perform this last operation, right-click on its item from the left sidebar and then press on the wording Erase deleted items give the menu answer.

Also I remind you that, in case you have linked more than one email address to the email service Mail, the procedures to be followed are exactly the same.

Give iPhone and iPad

If you want to act through your device, start the e-mail service application, by tapping on its icon that you find on the main screen of your device (it has the symbol of a white envelope on a light blue background) in order to view all the emails sent and received in the folder Entry.

Now, press the button Modification that you find in the upper right corner and put the check mark on the emails to be deleted. Then tap on the wording Move and then presses on the voice Trash can, to move the selected emails to this temporary folder.

You can also do this in the other folders of the email application, such as Drafts and Sent; in this way you will manually select all the emails sent and received, moving them to the trash where they will be automatically deleted after a set period of time.

However, if you also want to delete these last emails, tap on the item Trash can that you find in the section Boxes, then presses the button Modification e, finally, on the wording Delete all per due turn consecutive.

How to delete all emails from Outlook

If you intend to delete all emails from your inbox on Outlook.com, you can proceed by connecting to the official website of the service or using its official application for Android and iOS.

From computer

If you intend to delete emails from Outlook from a computer, what you need to do to succeed is to connect to the main page of the well-known Webmail service and log into your account. Then put the check mark on the selection box that you can see in the upper left corner, in order to quickly select all the elements on the screen. Or press directly on the selection box at the top located next to the folder name (for example Mail arriving).

Once all the emails are selected, press the button DeleteDelete everything which you can see in the top bar. If you want to delete the emails in the section Other, you can press the button directly Delete all you see in the top section of the Webmail service.

Alternatively, press the button with the trash can symbol which appears when you move the mouse over the preview of a specific email. In this way, you will be able to proceed with manual deletion for each individual email selected.

The procedure for deleting the emails on Outlook it can be performed in an extremely simple way also for the other folders of the service. Then click on the folder that contains the emails you want to delete (for example Drafts) in the left side menu and then move the mouse to the left of an email, to see the box dedicated to the section.

Instead of putting the check mark on a single email you can also click on the check box at the top which is used to select all the emails present in a particular folder (for example Drafts). Now all you have to do is press the button Delete o Delete all, to complete the operation.

Deleted emails will be kept for a period of time in the folder Deleted mail. However, if you intend to delete this last section as well, click on his name from the left bar and then click on the wording Delete all that you find in the bar at the top. Finally, confirm the operation by pressing on Delete All.

Instead, in case you use the email client Outlook su Windows o MacOS, just right-click on all the folders containing the emails to be deleted and press on the item Delete everything. To delete conversations from the folder Deleted mail (it is called Trash can on macOS), right-click on its entry and press on the wording Empty folder. The procedures indicated apply to any other e-mail address connected to the e-mail service offered by Outlook.

Give smartphone and tablet

You are using the application of Outlook on your mobile device and want to know how to proceed to delete emails? It's very simple, just start the app from the home screen of your device and then locate the emails to be deleted (all folders are visible by tapping the button with the symbol ). Found? Very well! Tap on one of the emails present, so as to put the check mark on it.

Then go on iOS, then presses the button Select all from the top bar, tap the button with the trash can symbol at the bottom right and confirm the deletion by pressing the menu item Permanently remove. You can repeat this operation for all folders of the Webmail service and also for the folder Deleted mail, which contains previously deleted emails.

Instead, using the application for Android, presses on the email to be deleted, to select it, and then put the check mark on the others you want to delete. Then press the icon with the trash can symbol at the top right to move emails to this temporary folder. Repeat this for all folders in Outlook (they are visible by tapping the button with the symbol ).

To delete the emails contained within the folder Deleted mailinstead, put the check mark on the emails to be deleted, press the icon with the trash can symbol from the top bar and then confirm the operation by pressing on Permanently delete.

How to delete all emails from Yahoo

If you use the e-mail service Yahoo Mail via application for Android or iOS, you will be pleased to know that the email deletion procedures are very simple.

Operating from the web version of Yahoo Mail, select all the items in a folder by tapping on check box that you find in the bar at the top and then presses ontrash can icon called Delete. If prompted, confirm the operation by pressing OK and repeat this procedure for all folders in Yahoo Mail. To delete, instead, the items in the trash, tap the button with the trash can symbol that you can see in correspondence of its folder and confirm the deletion by pressing on the item OK.

Instead, start the application on your device and swipe from left to right to delete an email, or put the check mark on the box Today to select all emails related to the day. Then tap on check box located at the top, to select multiple emails at the same time and presses ontrash can icon at the bottom. Repeat this operation for all the folders in the app and visible from the menu while to delete the elements of the Trash can, presses the icon with the trash can symbol and confirm the operation by pressing OKAY.

How to delete all emails from Libero Mail

To delete all emails from the service Libero mail you can proceed by acting first through the app you have installed on an Android or iOS device, through an identical procedure for both operating systems.

If you intend to proceed from the Web version of this Webmail service, once you have logged in to your e-mail address, put the check mark on the emails to be deleted and press the button with the trash can symbol.

Confirm the operation by pressing the button OK, if required, and perform the exact same procedure for all other folders. To empty the trash, on the other he, press the icon with the symbol that you find in the folder Trash can e, from the drop-down menu you see on the screen, click on the item Empty the trash. To confirm the operation, press the button Empty folder.

Using the application of this e-mail service, access your e-mail box and then tap on the e-mails in the folder Incoming mail, to select them and then place a check mark on them. Then press the button with the symbol of a trash can and repeat the operation for all the emails located inside the folders Libero mail as an example Mail sent. To delete the emails in the trash instead, tap on symbol and on the wording Clear which you can see next to the item Trash can. Then confirm the operation by pressing the button OK (Android) or Delete (IOS).

How to delete all emails from TIM Mail

If you use the Webmail service offered by TIM to proceed with the elimination of the emails you must connect to the Web version of its platform to perform the operations that I am about to indicate in the following lines.

Once logged in to the e-mail service, put the check mark on the selection box you see on the screen at the top left, to select all the emails in a folder, such as the one named Incoming mail. Then delete the emails by pressing the button Delete and on the voice Confirmation.

This operation can be performed in the same way for the other folders, such as for example for the section Mail sent. To delete, instead, the emails in the trash, click on the item Empty that you can see in correspondence of its folder and confirm the deletion by pressing on Delete.



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