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Support Deleting Multiple emails in Gmail on S3

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by faz1964, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. faz1964

    faz1964 Well-Known Member
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    Hi

    Is there a way to select all emails in Gmail, rather than having to select individual ones to delete?

    Thanks :thinking:
     

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  2. mcl1981

    mcl1981 Well-Known Member
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    On the mobile app, no. On the desktop website, yes.
     
  3. GTWalling

    GTWalling Well-Known Member
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    Yes, you should see a small box to the left of the emails. Tap the box and put check marks next to the ones you want to delete, then tap the trash can at the bottom.
     
  4. BynoUK

    BynoUK Well-Known Member
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    That's selecting them individually still though right? Not a mass delete like the OP is after.
     
  5. faz1964

    faz1964 Well-Known Member
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    Your quite right.

    Can't understand why there just appears to be no select all and delete option. :thinking:
     
  6. SUroot

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    Yeah its been like this for years. Very annoying.
     
  7. davidhey88

    davidhey88 Active Member
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    am i reading that you want to delete all your emails ine one go?
    while in your email list touch the bottom left touch sensitive button and delete all
     
  8. SUroot

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    Well, what is specifically being asked is the step before that, which would be a "Select all" In the gmail application
     
  9. sdka

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    FYI.... I figured out how to delete multiple emails in gmail on my s3. note: you do have to log onto a pc and delete all the emails you want deleted from your device. so you can't do it soley from your device. But once you have done that follow these steps:

    -in gmail app, hit the menu button and select "settings"
    - in settings, select your gmail account
    - under data usage select "gmail sync is ON"
    -select the google icon/email addy
    -select sync gmail
    -boom
     

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