How to delete mail instead of archiving

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Mdv2, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. Mdv2 macrumors regular

    Feb 26, 2008
    So I went to the advanced setting of my gmail account and switched 'move discarded messages' from archive mailbox to 'deleted mailbox' but when I swipe, I still get the archive option, rather than a delete button.
  2. lelisa13p macrumors 68000


    Mar 6, 2009
    Atlanta, GA USA
    Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendar > Accounts > Select the email account > Archive Messages > OFF

    Repeat for each email account.

    (Using iOS 6, assuming some similar setup in iOS 7.)

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