Iphone - remove an incorrect email address from mail cache

Someone pls explain to me how I can resolve the same problem asked by someone else on the following link: http://forum.tipb.com/iphone-forum/167799-delete-email-addresses-send-list.html

Basically I have a few incorrectly spelt email addresses in my iphone / compose new email in gmail / send to cache.  That incorrect address is not in any of my contacts and I continue to keep accidently sending to it and want to now remove it, but dont know how
hedgeselectAsked:
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lee555J5Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Short answer: You can't. Well, you're not supposed to.
Some guy here
http://modmyi.com/forums/native-iphone-ipod-touch-app-discussion/375211-how-can-i-delete-old-email-addresses-auto-complete.html
figured out how to do it on a jailbroken phone.
Some guy here
http://www.everythingicafe.com/forum/iphone-3g/autocomplete-of-email-address-issue-40460.html
suggests there is a time limit for clearing unused cached entries--maybe 30-60 days. However, if you accidentally choose one, you reset the clock. :-)

Lee
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SpeedyApocalypseCommented:
You should probably be able to do it by clicking one of the reset options on your iPhone.  You could always try a restore if that doesn't work from you.  Your iPhone would then be set to factory settings.
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lee555J5Commented:
Re: Resets - that is a rather extreme solution. If the histories the Asker is trying to erase are part of backup/restore, it will not do any good.
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SpeedyApocalypseCommented:
Well, he could just back it up first just in case anything goes wrong.  And then he could do a reset and re-set up his email account on his iPhone.
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lee555J5Commented:
Like I said, "If the histories the Asker is trying to erase are part of backup/restore, it will not do any good." Do you know for sure the histories are *not* part of a backup?
If they are not backed-up, this is a viable option, though extreme. Or if it is not an extreme annoyance, hedgeselect could wait 30-60 days to see if they expire naturally. I avoid major operations like full reset/restore as much as I can--too much risk.
Lee
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hedgeselectAuthor Commented:
agreed, a bit extreme to restore the phone for what is an irritating caching problem I think.
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lee555J5Commented:
hedgeselect, It has been 30+ days since your last post. Have any undesirable entries fallen off your history list yet?
Lee
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hedgeselectAuthor Commented:
no unfortunately the offending email still appears after this time.  Guess it needs an update from apple to remove it.
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lee555J5Commented:
One post I saw said 30-60 days. It might timeout after 60, if you reset the counter by accidentally picking it until then. ;-)
Sorry
Lee
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hedgeselectAuthor Commented:
guess, what I did :-)
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