Dealing with a cluttered inbox can be a daunting task. The build-up of unwanted emails can be frustrating and make it difficult to find the important ones when needed. If you own a Samsung S7 smartphone and looking for a way to rid your inbox of unwanted email, you are in the right place. This blog will guide you through several methods to delete all emails from your Samsung S7 smartphone.
Before proceeding with any of the methods described in this blog, you will need the following:
– Samsung S7 smartphone
– Internet connection
– Email account login credentials
– Backup of important emails (optional)
What should I pay attention to?
Before deleting all emails, it is important to ensure that there are no important messages that you might want to keep. Make sure to double-check your inbox and save important messages separately. It is also important to log out of your email account on all devices to which it is linked.
Method 1: Delete All Emails from the Clear Data Option
- Open the Settings app from the home screen or app drawer.
- Scroll down to find the Application Manager and tap on it.
- Swipe left or right to go to the All Apps Tab.
- Find and tap on your email application.
- Tap on Storage and then Clear Data.
- You will see a warning message asking if you want to delete all data associated with this app. Tap OK.
- Open the email application, and all emails will be gone.
Method 2: Delete All Emails from the Email App
- Open the email application from the home screen or app drawer.
- Tap and hold the first email that you want to delete until a checkmark appears.
- Select all other emails that you want to delete by tapping on them one by one.
- Once all emails are selected, tap on the Delete button (usually the trash can icon).
- Tap OK to confirm deletion, and all emails will be gone.
Method 3: Delete All Emails from the Email Web Interface
- Open your preferred web browser on your Samsung S7 smartphone.
- Go to the email provider’s website and log in to your account with your credentials.
- Select all the emails you want to delete by clicking on the checkmark box next to the email.
- Click on the Delete button (usually the trash can icon) to remove all selected emails.
Why Can’t I Delete All Emails on My Samsung S7?
Deletion of emails on Samsung S7 can be restricted due to several reasons. Some possible reasons and fixes are:
1. Limitations set by the email provider:
A few email providers limit the number of emails that can be deleted at once. If this is the case, you can only delete emails by selecting small groups or one at a time.
2. Sync Issues:
Occasionally, the email software can have issues syncing email accounts which results in problems while deleting emails. Clearing the cache and data of the email app usually fixes this issue.
3. Email App Update:
An outdated email app version can also cause issues when deleting emails. Update the email app to the latest version from the Google Play Store to resolve the issue.
It is recommended to regularly delete unwanted emails to avoid a cluttered inbox. Create folders to organize and store important emails, so they don’t get mixed with the unwanted ones. In case you accidentally delete an important email, keep a backup stored separately.
Q: Can I recover deleted emails from my Samsung S7?
A: If you have deleted an email from your Samsung S7, it can be challenging to recover it. However, some email providers offer a "trash" or "recycle bin" feature that automatically archives deleted emails for a limited period. Ensure that this feature is enabled and utilize it to recover accidentally deleted emails.
Q: How can I avoid a pile-up of unwanted emails?
A: Regularly deleting unwanted emails and sorting important ones is an effective way to avoid a cluttered inbox. Creating a separate folder for important emails can also help to ensure that they are not lost in the chaos.
Q: What if the email app keeps crashing while deleting my emails?
A: If you encounter issues while deleting emails, such as the app crashing, try clearing the cache and data of the email app. If the problem persists, updating the app to its latest version or contacting customer support may help resolve the issue.
Q: How long does it take to delete all emails?
A: The time it takes to delete all emails depends on various factors such as the number of emails, the speed of your internet connection, and the storage capacity of your smartphone. However, using the Clear Data option is the fastest method, and it usually takes less than a minute to delete all emails.
Q: Can I delete emails permanently without archiving them?
A: Yes, you can delete emails permanently without archiving them. To achieve this, select all the emails you want to delete and click on the ‘Delete forever’ button. However, be cautious as this action is not reversible and will irretrievably delete all selected emails.
Deleting all emails from your Samsung S7 may seem challenging, but with the methods outlined in this blog, you can achieve it without hassle. Regularly deleting unwanted emails and keeping a backup of important ones is essential to ensure that your inbox remains organized and clutter-free. Remember to double-check your inbox to avoid accidentally deleting important emails.