Delete all emails in the Mail App

  1.    15 Mar 2018 #1

    Delete all emails in the Mail App


    Is there a way to delete all emails in my Mail App account inbox? I can't seem to find a 'select all' button anywhere.

    Thank you.
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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       15 Mar 2018 #2

    Hey mate, :)

    You can use Option Three in the tutorial below to empty your "Inbox" folder to your "Trash" folder, then you could empty the "Trash" folder to permanently delete them.

    Delete Email Messages in Windows 10 Mail app Windows 10 Tutorials
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  3.    15 Mar 2018 #3

    Hmm. My first attempt to reply seems to have lost itself so I will try again.

    Thank you very much.

    I did as you suggested but did not get a choice to move them to trash. Just the three shown in my screen shot below.

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    Have you any other thoughts?
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18277
       15 Mar 2018 #4

    No problem. You will need to right click on the actual "Inbox" folder for the account instead.
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  5.    15 Mar 2018 #5

    Same result.

    I have removed all of the other accounts and now have only one. Right clicking on its Inbox resulted in the only 3 entries as shown in my screenshot.

    Go figure!
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  6. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18277
       15 Mar 2018 #6

    Ok. Are you able to use Option Two in the same tutorial to select (check) the top box to select all messages, then click on Delete?
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  7. Posts : 932
    Windows 10
       15 Mar 2018 #7

    Only some of the Folders have the Right Click Empty Folder option.

    As in many applications.
    Click first message, scroll to last Shift + click, then Delete. They will of course go in to the Deleted Items Folder.

    Alternative.
    Use check boxes, Icon shown top right of post #3 tick Folder, then Delete.
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