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How do I delete imported emails in Gmail?

Answer

List all other email accounts on your computer. In the “Import mail from another account” section, click Delete next to any accounts you no longer want to receive emails from.

How To Delete Old Emails In Gmail In Bulk – Delete Multiple Emails At Once

Sign in to Gmail. Select the right down arrow next to a message and then select Remove [X] messages (where [X] is the number of messages you want to remove). Confirm the removal by clicking Remove. Repeat this process for each email you would like to delete. Note that once an email has been deleted, it cannot be recovered so think carefully before you proceed with this action. Close all Chrome browser tabs or other open windows on your computer if necessary. Your changes will be saved automatically when you sign out of Gmail at the bottom of any page.

How do I find which email account sent a message?

If you have several email accounts in Gmail, it can be confusing to figure out which account sent a specific message. To find out which account was used for an email:

Open the email. Click Show original. A new window will open with the full header information for that message (sender, recipients, date & time sent, etc.). Note: The content of the body is not available. Close all Chrome browser tabs or other open windows on your computer if necessary. Your changes will be saved automatically when you sign out of Gmail at the bottom of any page.

How to Auto Delete Old Emails in Gmail

How do I mass-delete emails in Gmail?

To delete thousands of emails at once in Gmail, follow the steps below. This process requires an advanced understanding of email technology and may take several hours to complete, depending on how many messages are present. When following these instructions, sign out of your other email accounts before proceeding. For example: If you have an account with Hotmail or Yahoo as well as one with Gmail, sign out of all three accounts before going through this process. Note that once an email has been deleted, it cannot be recovered so think carefully before you proceed with this action.

Sign into Gmail. Open the email message from a specific sender that you want to archive (i.e., not delete). Use CTRL + A on your keyboard to select all the content in the body of the message and then press CTRL + C on your keyboard, or right-click with your mouse and select Copy from your browser menu. Return to http://www.google.com/mail/, click Inbox and then click Sent Mail at the top of the page (this will help you find emails more easily while searching for them later). Do this for every email sent by that sender over time (“over time” is a period encompassing several days, weeks or months; some people choose years but if it is too much, only go back as far as you can). This way, when the mass-deletion process begins, you will have archived emails from that sender to search for.

Note: If you work with archives of older email messages, you may want to transfer them from your inbox into a specific folder (e.g., ‘Archive’, ‘To Be Filed’. etc.) because once these emails are deleted and moved out of your inbox by archiving (discussed next), they become harder to find later on if needed.

Mark all messages from the sender you are deleting. This is done by selecting each message in ‘Sent Mail’. After marking them, go to ‘File’ on your browser menu and select ‘Move to…’ > Archive. To make it easier to find these archived emails later, give this folder a clear name that corresponds to the time period or specific event surrounding the messages (e.g., ‘Timeline – Jane Doe 2006’, etc.). Close your email program window or Gmail tab and then relaunch Gmail at http://www.google.com/mail/.

At the top of the page, click ‘All Mail’. Click on the search bar and then click ‘Show search options’ (The first option shows you how many messages are present in your account).

Note: In an effort to streamline these instructions for clarity, it is assumed that you are working with one Gmail account. If you have multiple email accounts in Gmail it would be easier to create a specific folder after step 1 and work within only those folders. You could also wait until all accounts have been deleted before archiving emails from another sender. However, if you followed the steps above they should still be in your inbox even if they were archived. As long as those archived emails aren’t marked as ‘read’, Google’s search engine will find them and delete them as well.

Choose a search term (i.e., “Bluebird of happiness” or an email address such as those with ‘@gmail’ or ‘@yahoo’, etc.) that will locate emails from the sender/s you are deleting and then type this into the search bar at the top of Gmail’s opening page. Then click on Search in the search options window below your query.

Next, at the top of your search results window, choose ‘More’ and then select ‘All Mail’. This will show all emails from that sender (i.e., not the ones in your inbox). Now click on ‘Select all…’, and again choose ‘More’ and this time select Delete.

After deleting these emails, you may see a message in Gmail’s search results page stating “Search completed” with the option to close it. Click Close at the bottom-right corner of this page before conducting other steps mentioned here. After clicking Close, look for an open tab called Sent Mail under Gmail’s Navigation Pane on the left side of your screen. If you don’t see any messages there, switch to All Mail and click on the search bar.

In your search query, continue to enter terms that will locate emails from this sender that you have archived. After doing so, repeat the selection process from step 10 above (i.e., choose ‘More’ > Select all…’). This time, however, select Move to Trash instead of Delete. Repeat steps 10-12 until there are no more emails left in your inbox or Sent Mail folder. The final step is to close Gmail’s window and relaunch it again once all traces of emails by this sender have been deleted in an effort to move out any remaining entities associated with them.

How do I delete imported emails in Gmail?

List all other email accounts on your computer. In the “Import mail from another account” section, click Delete next to any accounts you no longer want to receive emails from.

Does importing emails delete them?

Android contacts can be added, edited, and deleted from an Android device or the Google Contacts website.

How do I use Gmail in Outlook?

Open Gmail settings and select your Yahoo or Hotmail/Outlook account. Select the “Link accounts” with Google option to continue setting up your email on Android.

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