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  1. nadroj915's Avatar
    I am inside storage sense and notice that Email & Messaging is taking up over 600 MB on my phone. I would like to be able to go into one of my email accounts and SELECT ALL messages for deletion. However, it appears I can only select one at a time by clicking the check box next to each and every single message. This seems to be a tedious task. Is there no way to select all messages? Am I only able to select them individually?

    I'm using a Lumia 925 running WP 8.1.
    01-23-2015 11:25 PM
  2. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Unfortunately there is no way to select all of them at once.
  3. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Unfortunately there is no way to select all of them at once.
    Guytronic and aximtreo like this.
    01-24-2015 12:25 AM
  4. RumoredNow's Avatar
    I think it is a safety feature so that you won't blame Windows Phone when your bulk erase deleted that important communication.

    In messaging, you can delete whole conversations. I usually keep things tidy in there on an ongoing basis.

    In email, I practice trimming out the fat daily on my phone and in my PC browser. It's good to get in the habit of doing some spring cleaning every now and then as well. I recently threw out everything older than 2014 in my email boxes. Every day I throw out fluff. On my Phone I only download the past 7 days. I never needed more than that. If your business needs require longer, you really could benefit by ongoing grooming, IMHO.
    01-24-2015 09:01 AM
  5. srikanth reddy4's Avatar
    yeah i faced this problem many times.it'll be so good if we have select all option in some(actually many) areas where needed
    01-25-2015 12:24 AM
  6. BullGuard8's Avatar
    what a shame! such a simple feature is missing! a bit disappointed with Windows Phone here
    01-25-2015 03:56 PM
  7. mj0's Avatar
    nadroj915: You do realize that depending on the setup of your phone this might result in you deleting all your mails for good. Not just on your phone but everywhere. Forever.
    Last edited by mj0; 01-25-2015 at 04:33 PM.
    Harrie-S likes this.
    01-25-2015 04:21 PM
  8. byobg's Avatar
    What does the lack of bulk "mark read" protect me from?
    01-25-2015 04:39 PM
  9. fatclue_98's Avatar
    what a shame! such a simple feature is missing! a bit disappointed with Windows Phone here
    I don't use Gmail but I have used Androids. There is no "select all" in the Android Exchange email client and certainly none in iOS. I haven't seen that feature since WinMo and PalmOS.
    Harrie-S and RumoredNow like this.
    01-25-2015 04:52 PM

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