We already know that Apple did remove the Trash All function in the Mail app in iOS 10.2 and later. Despite the fact that this can help stop users from accidentally deleting all emails, this may be a cause of annoyance when you need to delete all emails from email inbox.
Thankfully, you can still do this on iPhone /iPad running iOS 10.2 and later. Just read on to get to know how you can do it.
Before diving in, you first need to make sure that you have set the discarded emails will be moved into Deleted Mailbox, not Archive Mailbox. Here’s how you can do this:
Step 1: First off, navigate to Settings > Mail > Accounts.
Step 2: Next, you need to select your email account to view account details, and then tap Advanced.
Step 3: Under the Move Discard Messages Into section, tap Deleted Mailbox.
Steps to delete all emails in iOS 10.2 and later on iPhone/iPad
Step 1: First and foremost, launch the Mail app on your iOS device, and then head to Inbox.
Step 2: Tap Edit in the top right corner and then tap Mark All > Mark as Read.
Step 3: Tap Edit again and choose any Email.
Step 4: You now need to press and hold the Move button with one finger and at the same time uncheck the selected email with another finger.
Step 5: Release the Move button and you will be taken to a screen that lets you move all your messages to a new mailbox.
Step 6: Lastly, tap the Trash icon.
That’s all there is to it. Got any questions about how to delete all emails in iOS 10.2 and later on iPhone/iPad at once? Do you know any better method to do this? Let us know in the comments below.
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