Delete all Gmail messages

Posted on 2013-09-13
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Last Modified: 2014-11-12
Does anyone know how to delete all messages in a folder on Gmail?

When I do the "select all" checkbox it only deletes 50.  I need to delete over 40,000.
Question by:hrolsons
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by:Kent Dyer
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How about connecting to your Gmail from Outlook/Windows Mail?  Use IMAP and not POP3 as when you delete the 40k messages, it will do it directly on Gmail.



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Or from gmail you can click the arrow to the right of a label and select Remove Label.

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It worked.

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