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Delete emails in Yahoo Mail

Get rid of old, unnecessary messages in your mailbox. You can delete one or more emails at a time.

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 at the top to select all displayed messages.
    Image of the Select All icon.
  3. Click the Delete icon Image of the Delete icon. at the top of the page.

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. Click the Folder Options icon Image of the folder options icon..
  3. Select Empty.