How to Delete All Emails in the Inbox on an iPhone

Written by brendan o'brien
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The iPhone, a multimedia and cell phone device made by Apple, lets you read, compose and send e-mails. Although this feature is useful, you need to maintain your inbox needs or it will become a mess and you will not be able to find that all-important e-mail from your boss. Removing old inbox e-mails also saves the iPhone's memory, so it will be easier for you to download and play that newest game. It takes a minute or two to remove several or all e-mails at one time.

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  1. 1

    Click the "Mail" icon on your iPhone main page.

  2. 2

    Hit the "Inbox" icon in the "Mail" main page. A list of e-mails in your inbox appears.

  3. 3

    Hit the "Edit" button on the top right corner of the screen.

  4. 4

    Tap each of the circles that appear in the e-mails in your inbox. A red icon with white check mark appears in each e-mail. Hit the "Delete" button on the bottom left of the screen with the small dustbin.

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