How to Delete Gmail Emails in Bulk on Android/Any Phone

Step-by-step procedure to delete bulk emails in the Gmail app. The only trick you want.
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Deleting Bulk Emails from the Gmail App is one of the things that most people want to do but can’t do because they don’t know How to Delete Bulk Emails in Gmail.

In this tutorial, I will show you how to use your smartphone to delete emails in bulk on the Gmail app. It doesn’t matter if you have an Android or an iPhone.  

So without wasting any more seconds, let’s see how to delete Gmail emails in bulk.

How to Delete Gmail Emails in Bulk – 3 Easy Steps

Step 1: Open in Any Browser

So in the first place, to delete bulk emails from Gmail, you have to open in any web browser, tap on three dots, and open its desktop or web versions.

opening in the google chrome app

However, use the correct Gmail from which you want to delete the bulk email. Moreover, previously we have written an article about marking all as read on Gmail. You can read that out for more knowledge.

desktop site for gmail phone

Step 2. Click on Checkbox to Select All Emails at Once

When you get into the Gmail web version, the main thing begins, so you must tap on the checkbox, which you would find right about the primary email section. web verison's checkbox

For those who are wondering, is the primary email section? 

The Gmail app has three email sections: primary, social, and promotional. So Gmail automatically filters all the emails you receive on your Gmail ID in these three categories. The primary section is the section where all the professional emails are listed.

Now, what if you want to delete all the emails? So here is how you can do it. When you tap the checkbox, you select the top 50 emails. You will find a line below the delete button that says select all emails. 

select all the conversation from the gmail web verison on smartphone

It does not just always say to select all emails; it shows you the exact number of emails. Suppose I have more than 8070 emails received, so when I tap the checkbox, Gmail also shows me an option to select all 8070 emails.

Step 3: Tap the Delete (Dustbin Button) web verison's checkbox

So when you have selected all your emails or your desired ones to delete, tap the delete button on the dustbin button, as shown in the screenshot below. 

gmails suggestion to mark all emails

If Gmail crashes, read this guide to fix the Gmail app crashing.

Deleting Emails in Bulk Gmail App

Above, I already showed you the in-depth guide you could follow to delete bulk emails from Gmail. You can easily follow it but read the procedure below if you are in a hurry. It’s just three points that will teach you how to delete bulk emails:

  1. Open Gmail’s website in Desktop mode.
  2. Tap on the check box above the primary email section.
  3. Now Tap on three dots > Delete marked emails.

This is a Stupendous way to delete bulk emails. You can use it and try it in any browser which supports the desktop mode option, or you can see the desktop version of that particular website.

How to Recover Bulk Deleted Emails From Gmail

If you have deleted many emails from your Gmail app, don’t worry; there is still a chance you can recover them. Here are the steps you can take to find and restore bulk deleted emails from Gmail:

  1. Open your Gmail app.
  2. Once you are logged in, click on the “Trash” folder on the left-hand side of your screen. This folder contains all the deleted emails from your account.
  3. If you can’t find the deleted emails in the Trash folder, you can check the “All Mail” folder, which contains all the emails in your account, including those you have archived or deleted.
  4. Once you have found the emails you want to restore, select them by clicking the checkbox next to each email.
  5. Next, click the “Move To” button at the top of the page, and choose the folder where you want to move the selected emails.
  6. If you can’t find the folder you want, you can create a new folder by clicking on the “New Label” option.
  7. Once you have selected the folder, click on the “Move” button to restore the emails to that folder.

If you still can’t find the emails you want to restore, there is a chance that they have been permanently deleted from your account. In this case, you should contact the Gmail support team for assistance.

Honestly, this method is very underrated, and people don’t even try it, but if you want to delete all Gmail emails, it’s for you. If you are worried about critical emails, you should delete the unimportant email, or even you can add a label to them, or try to Mark all of them as read in Gmail.

Also read: How to Remove Synced Contacts on Android (by Google & Gmail)

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Kunal Kashyap

I'm Kunal Kashyap, and I've been immersed in the world of technology for several years now. My journey began back in 2017 when I started creating YouTube videos covering topics like Android, apps, games, and solutions to common tech issues. Today, I've transitioned into the role of a blogger, and you can find my informative guides on I take pride in simplifying complex tech concepts, making them accessible to everyone. Whether you're a tech novice or an expert, my tutorials are designed to help you troubleshoot problems with your Android device, apps, or games in a clear and straightforward manner. If you'd like to see some of my recent posts, check out my LinkedIn activity.

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