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Delete All Messages In a Folder

Really, in today's world, sometimes the number of messages in a Folder gets large. Why make me delete them 50 or 200 at a time? Why not just DeleteAll? Please implement this simple thing. Otherwise, you will end up saving them for me forever.

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    Anonymous shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: I want the "delete" a total or "all" emails as well as choosing the emails I want to delete option back.  ·   · 
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    Anonymous shared a merged idea: in box  ·   · 
    Evin JoslinEvin Joslin shared a merged idea: Bulk Mail Delte  ·   · 
    GaynoreGaynore shared a merged idea: I am frustrated that I can't delete more than 50-200 messages at a time, pls reimplement that feature to choose how many can be deleted.  ·   · 
    Cee SchadeCee Schade shared a merged idea: Please fix the delete button. All my deletes are in a folder with over 3,000 mails. Trying to delete 50 at a time is time consuming.  ·   · 
    ChristieChristie shared a merged idea: Allow me to delete more than 50 emails at a time. This is ridiculously time consuming.  ·   · 
    KirstyKirsty shared a merged idea: Delete ALL SELECTED spam and trash folder - not just 50 at a time  ·   · 
    bruce dimitroffbruce dimitroff shared a merged idea: yesterday i could delete 100 emails at a time today only 50 .. i do not understand! want to empty all emails at once if i so choose but you  ·   · 
    Cameron CCameron C shared a merged idea: I want to delete all, 100%, of my old emails. Is there a way to delete all at once, or do I need to do 50 at a time?  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Bring back the option to change how many messages show up. This way, if we use filters, we can delete more than 50 at a time.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: How can I delete all my sent messages?  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Deleting messages - how can I delete all of my unread messages at one time - not just 50 at a time?  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: how can i change the number to delet a lot of emails i think mine only do 50 at a time  ·   · 
    Dimitris PilDimitris Pil shared a merged idea: there is no option : empty my Inbox ....so i erase 50 mails each time ...what if i need to erase 10000 emails?  ·   · 
    farhadfarhad shared a merged idea: delete messsages in folder  ·   · 
    PatPat shared a merged idea: Give me the choice to delete every email as a group rather than by 50's  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: I have over 13,000 emails in my mailbox that I want to delete all at the same time. Right now I can only delete 50 at a time. That is crazy  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: By answering my question about blocked addresses. Need more than 500!  ·   · 
    nonenone shared a merged idea: BLOCKED ADDRESSES  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: I want to delete ALL email, not 50 at a time!  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: I need more room in my blocked addresses - 500 isn't enough and I don't want to delete any to make room for more  ·   · 
    Conrad DostConrad Dost shared a merged idea: You need someway to allow people to delete more than 50 emails at a time.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Deleting all email and not 50 at a time  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: add sweep feature to Inbox  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Unable to delete so many piled up messages  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Get the Sweep Program like Hotmail.  ·   · 
    brian hendrybrian hendry shared a merged idea: Not an idea - why do I have to delete my emails one by one instead of clicking ALL then delete? Boring and time wasting.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: when I search on all email from a single party I used to be able to delete all. Now I have to check 48 boxes and if i do one wrong i have  ·   · 
    Jim FreemanJim Freeman shared a merged idea: How can I delete all my email messages at one time?  ·   · 
    gloria andrewsgloria andrews shared a merged idea: I want the ability to delete ALL mail in any folder at once - not just page by page by page.  ·   · 
    Norma GonzalezNorma Gonzalez shared a merged idea: Please put an optional delete all mail button. I can not delete thousands of emails.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: How the f*ck you f*ckers believe I am gona delete 9999+ mails in a folder 50 at the time, so that I can delete my folder?  ·   · 
    Deb KranickDeb Kranick shared a merged idea: you really need to have a delete all and not just 50 at a time or increase it to like 200 at a time would be so much better thanks :)  ·   · 
    ElliottElliott shared a merged idea: i personally haven't been on yahoo for some time,but when i checked my mail ,i have over 9000+emails or mail period, make a delete all butto  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Why can't we delete all emails at the same time? SUCKS!  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: It seems I can not delete all my messages in my folder at once, just 25 at a time. This will take too long as I have thousands of messages  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: your select all and delete does NOT delete all the email. What are you doing with this latest update. Trying to become google? It sucks.  ·   · 
    kaylakayla shared a merged idea: you need a delete all icon. I just spent two hours deleting 4000 messages and I went to check it again and it was back at 8053.  ·   · 
    Elizabeth JoslinElizabeth Joslin shared a merged idea: I need to be able to delete the messages without starring all of them. I need pages 10-360 deleted.  ·   · 
    puneetpuneet shared a merged idea: please sir / madam delete all the mail from my yahoo id please it my humble requets  ·   · 
    carol byerscarol byers shared a merged idea: I can't find the DELETE ALL button anymore. I have WAY TOO MANY emails (thousands) and I would like to DELETE them and start FRESH. HOW?  ·   · 
    Tristin CarpenterTristin Carpenter shared a merged idea: delete all button im tired of deleting 100 at a time  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: You need to give us back the option of how many inbox e-mails we can delete all at once. I use to be able to delete 250 at once!!!  ·   · 
    ShannyShanny shared a merged idea: DELETE ALL MSGS!  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: If there were an easy way (say in configuration - to delete all msgs before a certain date), YAHOO would save a lot on storage  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: How do you delete all of your inbox at one time or at least in large groups?  ·   · 
    RoxanaRoxana shared a merged idea: I can't delete all my e-mails.  ·   · 
    keith shearerkeith shearer shared a merged idea: why can't i delete all my e-mails at once any more  ·   · 
    FrancisFrancis shared a merged idea: A "delete all" button  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: i want to delete all my mail  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: How can I delete all mail in the inbox, not just 50 at a time  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Ability to delete all unread email in just a couple of steps  ·   · 
    Barbara CampbellBarbara Campbell shared a merged idea: being able to delete all mail at one time instead of 50 at a time,,,  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Delete all  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: button that I can delete more than 50 e-mails at a time should have delete all  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: DELETED ALL MY EMAILS  ·   · 
    william mitchellwilliam mitchell shared a merged idea: i liked it better when i could delete 200 messages at a time  ·   · 
    kathy eagankathy eagan shared a merged idea: how can I delete all emails at once? I have over 20k in emails, I can only delete 50 at a time.  ·   · 
    ZacharyZachary shared a merged idea: I want to delete all my messages but I do not know how?  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: I like the old way. The new way is too complicated especially when you want to delete all messages you do not have the option to check ever  ·   · 
    RenaldoRenaldo shared a merged idea: Delete all mails in inbox at once?  ·   · 
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    SteveSteve shared a merged idea: add a function to delete all my email  ·   · 
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    Margaret GardnerMargaret Gardner shared a merged idea: I would like to delete all my E-Mails  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: I want to delete all emails in Inbox at once  ·   · 
    special kspecial k shared a merged idea: and option to delete all emails i have 6000  ·   · 
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    Anonymous shared a merged idea: deleting all read and unread emails  ·   · 
    LL shared a merged idea: Deleting all my emails  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: DELETE ALL EMAIL  ·   · 
    Margie GibbonsMargie Gibbons shared a merged idea: Deleting all my messages  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: I'd like to be able to delete ALL messages from inbox. not just 50.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: to bring back all messages deleted  ·   · 
    junaidjunaid shared a merged idea: i have 30,000 emails in my inbox, i want to delete all unread email at once. please help me  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Make a button to enable deleting all e-mails at one time. I have over 10,000 messages and it only allows me to delete 50 at a time.  ·   · 
    CraigCraig shared a merged idea: Clear All Action, or Delete all before selected date action.  ·   · 
    sarasara shared a merged idea: i cant find a tool for deleting all of my emails in one go.unfortunately my email is now linked to my facebook account and i have 500 emails  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Easy Accesibility to Delete ALL  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: How do I delete all messages older than 3 months?  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: delete all....is that so tuff??  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: have option to delete all emails at one time  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Delete all Inbox  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: easier way to delet all of your mail  ·   · 
    tt shared a merged idea: very bad! how do i delete all my emails?  ·   · 
    Muhammad Adil KhanMuhammad Adil Khan shared a merged idea: How to delete all inbox!  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: How do I get in to delete my overload of mail. We used to have a "delete all" button.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: How do I delete all inbox not just 50 at a time!!!!!!!!  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Needs delete all functionality.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: why u not putting an option for deleting all messages(+999)together  ·   · 
    Carlos FerroCarlos Ferro shared a merged idea: Very annoying. Can not delete all messages I want  ·   · 
    UgoUgo shared a merged idea: Delete All  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: what ever you did to deliet messages is a pain ,put it back so a person can delet all at once agine  ·   · 
    HackHack shared a merged idea: Inbox "Delete All" Option  ·   · 
    Manish Kumar GuptaManish Kumar Gupta shared a merged idea: i like deleting all the mail at once , before i use to select 200 to 300 mail every time to delete  ·   · 
    John Salamon Peter SJohn Salamon Peter S shared a merged idea: Delete all or Empty Trash or Spam  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Sort by sender works, but not delete all  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: delete all in box  ·   · 
    connorconnor shared a merged idea: a button to delete all mesages  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: wanna delete all mail messages in mail box at once.  ·   · 
    ROHILROHIL shared a merged idea: DELETE ALL MAILS OF ONE MAIL ID  ·   · 
    PurveshPurvesh shared a merged idea: bulk mail delete/Folder delete  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: i want to delete all messages  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: delete all mesages at once  ·   · 
    GeenaGeena shared a merged idea: Delete all unread emails at once  ·   · 
    YesYes shared a merged idea: I want to cleanup my inbox and delete all emails older the 1 year (or 1 month)  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: a button to delete all the email at one time  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Delete all mail, 1000's not just 50 at a time  ·   · 
    CandyCandy shared a merged idea: to be able to delete all inbox messages with one click  ·   · 

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      • AshleyAshley commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I just deleted 3060 emails 50-100 at a time..... C'mon! Where's that "delete all" button Yahoo..

      • AnonymousAnonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I can delete 50 to 100. Then have to log out and log back in to MAYBE delete more. Even that doesn't always work. This never happened in the old Yahoo mail.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I have 10's of thousands of emails, I need a way to delete all QUICKLY!!! Not 200 or less at a time!!!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Bulk delete kind of works if the number of emails to delete is a couple of hundred. For sure that when it goes over a thousand, then bulk delete does not work. Please fix.

      • GaryGary commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I archive my folder contents yearly and some of them have over 3,000 files! After a few years, I want to delete them, but it is not worth the trouble deleting 50 or 100 at a time; it's a real time suck compared to just deleting a full folder or deleting 3,000 files in one shot. So, I waste space on Yahoo's servers needlessly. I was a network admin before I retired and this drives my crazy!!! Moving files could be easier, too. The way I do it now, I create a temp file for the new records, move the new records to that, and rename the old folder to an archive name, like 2015-folder name. It would be easier to select 3,000 files in one shot and move them to a new folder, but the system limits me to how many files I can select at one time.

      • niconico commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I wish I could delete emails by selecting range (from a date to a date) in any created folder.

      • nrndfnrndf commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The multiple delete feature once you have done a search works 5% of the time....I've given up

      • JessicaJessica commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I cannot delete messages at all unless do them one by one. This is the most ridiculous email set up I have ever seen. I guess it is time to move to gmail. See ya Yahoo!!!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        i have a bizillion as well, its annoying and eating up my space on my phone! doesnt matter how i tagg to delete whether on pc or phone, i go back next time and they are all still there.
        i have YEARS WORTH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • Paul HutchisonPaul Hutchison commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        *** ATTENTION: YAHOO MAIL PRODUCT MANAGERS ****

        Please comment on this item!

        I now have over 135,000 messages in my Yahoo Mail Inbox, and external mail clients have great difficulty in accessing new messages, using either POP3 or IMAP (I am specifically talking about Outlook 2007).

        I just want the facility restored to be able to "Select ALL" messages in a folder and move them all from the Inbox to another folder wit a few clicks. This used to be possible before the changes in October 2013, but now, under the present set-up, it will take many, many days of selecting and clicking to do it.

        If what others say is correct - that the number of messages which can be selected at any one time is limited to 50 - then I would have to perform this manual select-and-move operation 2700 times - by hand!

        Doesn't this strike you as ridiculous? Especially when Yahoo Mail used to have this feature, and GMail has it?

        This item has been shown as "Gathering Feedback" for more than 18 months, I believe. Please at least acknowledge these requests and give some response regarding what is happening. Some explanation as to why this basic feature was removed would be appreciated also.

        Thanks
        Paul
        Loyal *paying* Yahoo Mail customer for over 15 years - with patience wearing thin.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I have 30k unread emails and I am trying to delete them all. I need help or I will cancel my account!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        hi why cant I delete full chat with one click instead I need to do many times to delete messege wish u fix it it say it error 400

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        What happened? I can no longer delete multiple e-mails from the mail search! It's really a huge waste of time to have to click every one from my inbox.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        AS YAHOO IS INCOMPETENT IN SO MANY AREAS, YES I KNOW I AM SHOUTING, TIME TO DO WHAT MY KIDS HAVE SAID FOR YEARS AND SWITCH TO GOOGLE. THEY WERE RIGHT I WAS WRONG TO BE LOYAL TO SUCH INCOMPETENTS. DESPITE SO MANY REQUESTS YOU MORON S JUST IGNORE US.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I HAVE THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS OF EMAILS BECAUSE YOU STUPIDLY DON'T GIVE ONE AN OPTION TO JUST DELETE FROM POINT A TO B. STUPID STUPID STUPID AND YES I KNOW I AM SHOUTING. HATE IT WHEN INCOMPETENT COMPANIES DO SOMETHING LIKE THIS, WITHOUT INPUT FROM THE USERS.

      • CezzCezz commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please also add an over-ride like CTRL to allow deleting without the extra step.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I agree! Sometimes I can't delete my Yahoo email at all and that is an issue because I have I-Cloud
        so it is clogging up all of my devices!

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