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Delete emails in Yahoo Mail

Delete one or more emails at a time and get rid of old, unnecessary messages in your mailbox and clean your inbox or folders at your convenience.

Delete 1 or more messages

  1. Select 1 or more messages by checking the boxes next to the email.
  2. Alternatively, click the Select All icon Select all image in mail at the top to select all displayed messages.
  3. Click the Delete icon Image of the Delete icon. at the top of the page.
  4. Click Ok if prompted.

  Note - By default the Select All icon selects 50 emails at a time, you can select more by scrolling down and then clicking the Select All Select all image in mail icon..

Delete all messages in a folder

This option isn't available for your Inbox or system folders.

  1. On the left, mouse over a folder.
  2. Right click on the folder.
  3. Select Empty.