[ale] OT: gmail question
greg.freemyer at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 10:02:02 EST 2011
I just did a double check on what I wrote and it did NOT work.
I don't have much in my Inbox, so I must have missed that the there
were some Inbox messages still displayed.
So, I don't know how to show "everything, but the Inbox".
If you can figure out how to do that, you can delete them.
On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 9:53 AM, Greg Freemyer <greg.freemyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think you've been archiving a bunch of email, not deleting it. If
> you don't have anything outside of the Inbox you want to keep:
> Go to the advanced search which is to the right of the normal search
> box on the WebUI.
> Then on the right hand side in the "doesn't have" box, enter 'label:inbox".
> That should show you all of your archived email. (ie. Everything not
> in your inbox). Look for the word inbox in front of the subjects. If
> you have any emails with that there, then the above didn't work for
> some reason.
> Once your happy you have everything but the inbox selected, delete it all.
> On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 8:37 AM, Geoffrey Myers
> <lists at serioustechnology.com> wrote:
>> Greg Freemyer wrote:
>>> On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 5:06 PM, Geoffrey Myers
>>> <lists at serioustechnology.com> wrote:
>>>> Paul Cartwright wrote:
>>>>> On 02/22/2011 04:41 PM, Geoffrey Myers wrote:
>>>>>> So, can someone tell me the purpose of the 'All Mail' 'folder' in gmail?
>>>>>> I delete email and I dump spam, yet there are over 1200+ messages in
>>>>>> the 'All Mail' folder. Many are marked as deleted.
>>>>>> Does Google simply keep your email forever???
>>>>> in thunderbird, with a gmail IMAP folder, I also have all-mail, and get
>>>>> what looks like duplicate messages for everything. They are filtered
>>>>> into folders yet stay in all-mail..
>>>> That's what I see and I want to get rid of. I've only got 48 messages
>>>> in the Inbox, that's all I want.
>>>>From the gui, open your trash folder and click empty trash.
>>> Otherwise I think deleted emails hang for 30 days or so.
>>> Paul I assume the same is true via imap. Just subscribe to the trash
>>> folder and delete everything. I've never tried that.
>> I've deleted both the contents of the spam folder and trash, yet I still
>> see 2487 messages in the 'all mail' folder of thunderbird. I've logged
>> into gmail and see the same there. I just now verified from the gmail
>> web interface that the trash is empty and spam is empty, yet I still see
>> the 2000+ messages in 'all mail.'
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