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Delete emails in Yahoo Mail

Life is hectic, your Inbox shouldn't be. Reduce clutter by deleting unwanted emails.

Delete a single message

  1. Click an email to open it.
  2. Click the Delete icon Image of the Delete icon..

Delete one or more messages

From the Inbox or a folder, delete several emails at once.

  1. Select one or more messages.
  2. Click the Delete icon Image of the Delete icon..

Delete a group of messages

From the Inbox or a folder, delete groups of multiple messages.

  1. Click the Select All icon.
    Image of the Select All icon in Yahoo Mail.
  2. Click the Delete icon Image of the Delete icon..
    - A prompt will ask you to confirm the deletion.
  3. Click OK.

Can I delete all emails?

You can’t delete all messages at once, but you can delete multiple groups of emails.

  1. On your keyboard, hold down the CTRL key (Command on Mac) and then press the A key.
  2. Go to the bottom of the page to select additional undesired emails.
  3. Click the Delete icon Image of the Delete icon..
    - A prompt will ask you to confirm the deletion.
  4. Click OK.

  Accidentally delete something important? - You can recover recently deleted messages.

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