How to Delete Multiple Emails in Microsoft Outlook Web Access

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How to Delete Multiple Emails in Microsoft Outlook Web Access
Junk mail can clog your inbox in Microsoft Outlook Web Access (E-mail LCD display image by Alex Yeung from Fotolia.com)

Microsoft Outlook Web Access allows Outlook users to access their e-mail from a remote site using a web browser. Many features are available on the web-access version of Outlook, including creating signatures and out-of-office replies and organising incoming mail and contacts. E-mails can be deleted one at a time, but for anyone who receives a lot of mail, especially junk mail, knowing how to delete multiple e-mails can save time.

Skill level:
Easy

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Log on to Outlook Web Access and open the folder, containing the messages you want to delete.

  2. 2

    Select the first message to delete. Click just once on this e-mail to highlight the message on the main Outlook screen.

  3. 3

    Scroll down to the last e-mail. Press the shift key on the keyboard as you click on the last e-mail. All e-mails in the inbox or folder should be highlighted. The last e-mail could be the very last e-mail in the folder or inbox or just the last e-mail in a block of e-mails.

  4. 4

    Click the "Delete" button on the main toolbar. Deleted messages will be sent to the recycling bin and remain there until it is emptied.

  1. 1

    Select the first e-mail you would like to delete.

  2. 2

    Hold down the "Ctrl" key and click on all other e-mails that you would like to delete.

  3. 3

    Click the "Delete" button on the main toolbar. The e-mails will be sent to the recycling bin.

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