How to Delete More Than 50 Emails in Gmail at a Time?

How to Delete More Than 50 Emails in Gmail

Delete More Than 50 Emails in Gmail

Deleting more than 50 emails in Gmail is not a rocket science anymore. Using select and delete all feature anyone can delete mass emails in just few seconds.

But, this feature is available for only desktop users because there is no such facility to quickly select and delete multiple emails in Gmail is available for mobile users.

So, here in this article I will show you the quick way to delete more than 50 emails at a time in Gmail.

Before we move ahead, let me share some statistics with you –

According to Radicati – business users are being predicted of receiving around 96 emails per day. Out of these 19 to 20 emails are of no use, I mean spam emails.

Gmail Data Figure

From this data you can assume that why people often need to clean their Gmail inbox.

So, if you are one of them who receives tons of spam emails everyday then below are the steps you need to follow to delete hundreds and thousands emails at a time in Gmail.

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How to Delete More Than 50 Emails in Gmail?

Steps to delete bulk emails all at once in Gmail –

Step 1

Login to your Gmail Account by visiting any of these URLs mails.google.com or gmail.com.

Step 2

Next, Gmail will show you first 50 emails that you received recently in your inbox.

Step 3

Now, you need to select emails just by checking the square box showing in the top left side.

Select Emails in Gmail

As you check the box, it will select first 50 emails only.

But what if you need to delete all emails in Gmail at once?

Well it’s pretty easy.

Step 4

As you check the square box you will see a message like this in your Gmail –

All 50 conversations on this page are selected. Select all 74 conversations in Primary.

Here 74 indicates that you have got total 74 emails in your Primary inbox. This number will vary from user to user.

Step 5

So, if you need to delete all emails in your Primary Inbox then just click that blue link and hit the Delete icon.

select and delete all emails in gmail

That’s it, this is how you can delete thousands emails and empty your Gmail inbox at a time.

But wait, here is a tricky part.

What if someone wants to delete only Unread messages out of thousands emails?

Well, there’s a quick way out for it as well. You just need to make few tweaks as suggested below.

How to Filter and Delete Multiple Emails in Gmail?

In case, if you are in need to delete just unread emails then click on the down arrow showing right side of the square box and select “Unread” from the dropdown.

Filter your Selection to Delete Emails in Gmail

It will select all the Unread messages showing in the first 50 emails.

Now, go to the next page and repeat the same process to select and filter Unread messages.

Once you are done with your selection, hit the Delete icon and all the Unread emails will be deleted from your inbox.

Currently, Gmail is providing 6 different options (All, None, Read, Unread, Starred, Unstarred) to filter your selection.

Wrapping it up…

In brief, this is the only way to delete more than 50 emails in Gmail on desktop.

Again, mobile users need to go with traditional method of selecting each email one by one to delete multiple emails at once. So whenever you are in need to delete mass emails, always opt for PC as it is quick and will save your time.

Written by Nikul Patel

I am the sole founder of this technology blog where I write and share information about different tech tricks, hacks, and gadget reviews. Through this blog, I have tried to turn my passion for technology into a way to help people fix their gadget glitches.