I have over 25,000 messages that I want to delete. How can I delete this many at once.?

7 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Close your account.                                

  • 1 month ago

    100 at a time is the most you can delete.

  • Tidus
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Hi,yes you can do this all at once but not within the yahoo mail interface.

    My method is to do this on your desktop through an email app such as


    Then the whole lot can be selected and deleted at once.The basics are:

    1.Add account as IMAP

    2.Let it fully sync the messages.

    3.Open a message so that everything can be selected.

    4.Press  ctrl + A to select everything then click delete.

    I go into more detail on this in my site:


    I hope this helps you out.

  • Alan
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    In the version of e-mail I have, you can delete all of them at once. 

    However, you must scroll through to the end of your email, 

    then click on the check box above your list of emails, 

    then click on delete . 

    This is will delete as many email that you have scrolled through. 

    I have deleted more than 100 email more than  25 times, so 

    if Yahoo own web site indicates a limit of 100, it isn't true.   

    You may not want to scroll through all your email at once, but 

    then you can scroll past 2000 each time and delete them.  

    Maybe my email version from Verizon isn't the same as everybody else's, but 

    I deleted more than 100 emails at once just yesterday.

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  • Sharon
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    You can delete up to 100 emails at a time in Full-featured Mail or 1 page at a time in Basic Mail. Put a check in the box at the top left of the message list to select all and then hit Delete: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/sln28054.html

  • 1 month ago

    One screen or one hundred at a time is all you can do. Which one, depends on the version of mail you are using.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    tick off the box that says delete all

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