Mail App, how to delete email without opening it

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by 9Benua, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. 9Benua macrumors member

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    Per title, how to delete email without opening it? IOS6 I just need to slide & delete button came up. IOS7 nothing. I don't want to open email just to delete it.
     
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  3. bbfc macrumors 68030

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    Slide your finger on the message and tap 'Trash'.
     
  4. darngooddesign macrumors G3

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    Slide the opposite direction and you get both "More", which is really nice, and "Trash".
     
  5. 9Benua thread starter macrumors member

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    Thanks guys, didn't notice that I have to slide to the other direction. What's wrong with sliding left to right apple? :mad:
     
  6. Tyler23 macrumors 603

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    Because that now initiates the go-back to previous page swipe.
     
  7. bbfc macrumors 68030

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    That takes you back to the previous page.

    You'll get used to it.
     
  8. ghull macrumors newbie

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    When I swipe right to left, I get "More" and "Archive". Where is the "Trash" option?
     
  9. gentlefury macrumors 68030

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    Swipe left makes more sense to me since you are revealing a button on the right.
     
  10. Tavicu macrumors regular

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    You can't delete emails from Gmail. You can only archive them.
     
  11. bbfc macrumors 68030

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    Depends on the email service. Gmail will archive i believe.
     
  12. ghull macrumors newbie

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    If I may show my ignorance one more time, if you "archive" a Gmail e-mail, where does it go? Archive doesn't mean "delete" does it?

    Thanks!
     
  13. Designed4Mac macrumors 6502

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    Yes you can. Settings, Mail Contacts Calendars, click on Gmail account, Click on account, click on advanced and you have the option to delete or archive :)
     
  14. Tavicu macrumors regular

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    Thank you! Didn't know that. :)
     
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    I can't find where or how to limit the messages you can store, ios6 you could select 25,50,100 or 200. On ios7 all 14.892 messages are shown.
    Has anyone figured this one out.
     
  17. TroyBoy30 macrumors 68000

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    you havent found it because it has been removed
     

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