Last Updated on April 12, 2021 by Kennedy
You may think it will be so difficult to get rid of of thousands of mails from your gmail account but that isn’t true, i will show you how to delete all emails at once on gmail on your iPhone or android phone.
I don’t know if you’ve been in a situation whereby you completely ignored checking your mails for up to two months, when you do care to check it, you will see tons of mails though depending on the numbers you do receive on daily basis.
Deleting the unimportant ones especially the social and promotional mails isn’t difficult, it’s just a one click touch and all of them will be deleted at once.
How to delete all emails at once on gmail
If you’re using a mobile browser be it opera, firefox, chrome etc, switch it to desktop view. You can do this by clicking on the option menu and you will see desktop mode.
Kindly slide or turn the desktop mode, this will make you to see all the menus or options on the google gmail account. If you’re using mobile view, you’re limited to see few options on your account.
If you look closely on your screen, you will see options that consist of primary, social, promotional, forum and updates.
The primary is where your main mails are stored, the social is for social media. Maybe you linked your social media profiles with your email address, you will be receiving chunk of mails every minute.
The promotional includes websites that sells products online or offline but usually online. For example you used your email address to create account with Amazon, eBay, aliexpress, godaddy etc, they always tends to send chunk of messages every ten ten minutes to your email.
Forum includes forum websites that you linked your email address with, during account creation. The admin messages to you are saved on this particular menu (forum) on your email address.
The last option that states Updates is to notify you that you have new mails on your gmail account. This usually contain your primary messages.
Let’s go back on how to delete all emails at once on gmail on your browser.
Having known what the giving options is all about, you can choose to delete all your primary messages, social messages, promotional or forum mails.
All you need to do is to tap on any option you want to delete, below the search box you will see a check box with a drop down button, tap on it.
Immediately you tap on the check 🔳 button, it marks all the messages on that very option you selected to delete its messages or mails. It will also bring lots of options which include delete, just like the below.
You will also see a notification stating that all 50 messages on this page are selected, select all 7300 conversation in social.
The number of messages on a page is 50 in number, so if you want to delete all emails at once on gmail, tap on select all bla bla conversion in social or primary or promotional etc.
Immediately you do that, all the messages will be marked, to get rid of them, tap on the delete icon and all the messages on that very option you selected will be wiped out.
How to delete all emails on gmail app iphone and android
There’s a difference on how to delete all emails on gmail app on iphone or android, and that of a web browser. You can choose to delete all gmail messages at once on web browser, but you can’t do such on gmail mobile app.
You need to select the messages you want to delete by yourself and click on the delete icon on your screen.
DELETE ALL EMAILS ON GMAIL APP ON ANDROID
Open your gmail app on your android phone, select the particular folder you want to delete the messages. The folder includes primary, promotional, social, forum.
On that very folder you selected, press hold on the email you want to delete, do the same on other emails you want to get rid of and finally tap on the delete icon on top of your screen.
Immediately you tap on the delete icon, all the marked emails will be deleted from your gmail account.
Another way to quick delete all emails on gmail app iphone is by sliding the emails to the left or right and they will be getting rid of.
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If you’re looking for how to delete all emails at once on gmail, i will recommend that you use a web browser as it enables you to get rid of all your emails at once, without undergoing stress of deleting them one by one or marking them one after the other.