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Support Deleting multiple emails - anyone know how?

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  1. soloburnmike

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    I know to delete a single email: hold down on each email until the screen prompts for a new action. But how do you delete multiple emails all at once?
     

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    should have a check mark box next to each email, when you select them a delete option pops up on the bottom
     
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    ^that. On the e-mail screen there's a checkbox by each e-mail. Check all the one's you want deleted, press Delete, done.
     
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    That's correct, but those checkboxes only appear if you enable "Batch Operations" in the settings menu
     
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    Where is that option? I can't find batch settings anywhere :(
     
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    In the Gmail application, hit Menu, then "more" then "settings"

    You may need to install the newest version of Gmail from the market, I seem to recall this function was removed for some prior releases, so it may not be included in the version of Gmail that ships with the phone.
     
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    What if I have 200+ emails in my Trash folder in the stock email accounts (not the primary Gmail account).

    Is there a way to do a batch delete of these 200+ by a "select all" or a "check all" option , instead of manually clicking on each 200+ emails one by one, then clicking the delete button?
     
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    Using the stock email (not the GMail app); select one or more messages by pressing the check box next to it, then press the menu button on your phone. You should see a pop up menu with "Select All"/"Deselect All".
     
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    :eek:All I get is the "deselect all". No "select all" am I missing something?
     
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    all i get is deselect all only also...so where is this select all option you are seeing??
     
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    Sorry this doesn't work for you. This is what I get at the bottom of my screen:



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    (My phone is rooted, that's how I got the screen cap. I did have these options before root)


    [​IMG]
     
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    For those of us whose Dell Streak 5 doesnot show the 'select all' but does show a 'DeSelect All' (where theres a dotted lined checkbox iinstead of the X shown above)? How do we get the same screen update as yours do?
     
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    I have instslled Enhance Email from the Android Market. Now I can batch delete with the select-all button plus can now clear hundreds of oldail from trash bins and updates the client side folders as I clear from my cellphone. Cool to be able to now move selected mail to other folders too


    https://market.android.com/details?id=com.qs.enhancedemail&feature=search_result
     

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