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    Default How in the world do you delete emails in gmail??

    This is really bothering me but unless I'm missing something here. There isn't a way that I can see to delete my email from my trash folder in my gmail. Can anyone help? Thanks.
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    Default Re: How in the world do you delete emails in gmail??

    As far as I can tell, you can only empty the trash on the web Gmail, not on the Gmail app.
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    Wow! How inconvenient is that!
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    Default Re: How in the world do you delete emails in gmail??

    Personally, I don't find it inconvenient, since Google automatically empties your trash after 30 days, and I never have the need to completely eliminate emails right away. Also, I still use my desktop a lot, so if I did need to eliminate emails, I can just use Gmail on the web. But I can see that it would be inconvenient for someone who needed to eliminate sensitive emails immediately and didn't have access to a desktop/laptop.
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    Default Re: How in the world do you delete emails in gmail??

    I didn't know trash gets emptied after 30 days. I swear i had mine in there forever. I will check that feature out next time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by andonakis View Post
    This is really bothering me but unless I'm missing something here. There isn't a way that I can see to delete my email from my trash folder in my gmail. Can anyone help? Thanks.
    You could use a 3rd party app like k9 which allows you to do it. You can have it set to delete messages from server and to expunge deleted messages immediately ( or manually if you prefer)
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    Quote Originally Posted by andonakis View Post
    I didn't know trash gets emptied after 30 days. I swear i had mine in there forever. I will check that feature out next time.
    That's what it says on the web version of Gmail, so I'm assuming it's the same on the phone as well, since they sync.
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    Default Re: How in the world do you delete emails in gmail??

    It does delete automatically, I wondered the same thing at first.

    Though, if you use the browser to go to Gmail I think you can delete them there
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    Hey the mobile version doesnt delete after 30 days! I have Emails from 10th Jan its now 11th Feb thats more than 30 days lol

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