Email

Managing Emails

5.7.14. Deleting emails

The following options exist:

Warning: If you enable the email settings option permanently remove deleted emails you will not be able to recover deleted email messages. It is recommended that you not use this setting.

How to delete an email:

  1. Select one or several emails.

  2. Click the Delete icon in the toolbar.

    Or:

    • If you have selected a single email, use the Delete icon in the detail view.

    • Press the [Del] or [Backspace] key on the keyboard.

    • Use the context menu in the email list view.

Result: The email will be moved to the Trash folder.

How to delete all emails of a folder:

  1. In the folder view, select the folder which emails you want to delete.

  2. Click the Actions icon next to the folder name. Click on the Delete all messages button.

Result: The email will be moved to the Trash folder.

How to recover deleted emails:

  1. Open the Trash folder in the folder view.

  2. Select one or several emails.

  3. Click the More actions icon in the toolbar. Click on Move.

    Or:

    • If you have selected a single email, use the More actions icon in the detail view.

    • To recover all emails in the trash, use the context menu in the email list view. Click on the Move all messages button.

  4. Select a folder in the Move window. Click on the Move button.

How to permanently delete an email:

Warning: Permanently deleted emails can not be recovered. Before permanently deleting an email, make sure you no longer need the email.

  1. Open the Trash folder in the folder view.

  2. Select one or several emails.

  3. Click the Delete icon in the toolbar.

How to permanently delete the content of the Trash folder:

Warning: Permanently deleted emails can not be recovered. Before permanently deleting an email, make sure you no longer need the email.

  1. Select the Trash folder in the folder view.

  2. Click the Actions icon next to the folder name. Click on Empty folder.

  3. Confirm that you want to empty the folder.

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Parent topic: Managing Emails