Automatically Delete Old Mails With These 8 Gmail Tips

Articles Jul 08, 2019 06:53

Have you ever wanted to organise your mail inbox but your thousands of old emails got in the way and you didn't have the time to go through them all. Fear no more as we have the tips and tricks to solve that problem. Here are 8 simple steps to turn on auto-delete your old email that you should try.

Gmail is one of the most widely used mailing services across the globe and has over five billion users. It's a fact that we don't know much about Gmail except for the fact that we can attach files and send emails to a number of people at the same time. There are a lot more things that we can do on Gmail, which can work automatically without requiring our intervention.

It is one of the extensively used mail services across the globe on both professional and personal front, but most of us are still unaware of what it has to offer to us. And when it comes to handling overloading mailbox, we all miserably fail to manage it effectively. We forget to delete our older emails only to regret it later with an overflowing inbox.

If you are one of those, who have been piling up emails in Gmail for years and have no idea how to deal with them, here is a perfect step-by-step guide for you to erase those emails automatically which you must have received a long time ago.

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How to delete older Emails on Gmail automatically

Automatically Delete Old Mails With These 8 Gmail Tips

  1. To start with, you will be required to install the 'Email Studio' in your Gmail account from
  2. Let it install and perform the following steps.
  3. Switch to the Gmail website and open any message in your inbox 
  4. Click on the Email Studio icon that will be visible in the right sidebar.
  5. Log in with your Gmail ID and password and tap on the 'Email Cleanup' option available to you in the list. 
  6. Click on 'Add new rule' and then state a condition then will enable Gmail to perform a specific task. For example, you can set up a rule and instruct Gmail to -- delete all emails that were received from 'xyz' Bank more than a month ago, permanently erase all emails from the Gmail trash and the spam folder every week, move specific emails to trash, or delete messages from a specific folder. This is the most crucial step, so make sure you set up the right rule. 
  7. When you are done creating the rule, tap on the save button and Email Studio will launch in the background. 
  8. Gmail will then apply the rules that you have set and automatically delete/erase/archive/move your older messages.

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Email Studio is a Gmail toolbox that allows you to perform various powerful activities such as Mail Merge, Email Scheduler for sending emails later, Auto Responder for sending smart auto-replies and Email Forwarder for auto-forwarding emails to another address. If you wish to create multiple rules, then you will be required to install the premium version for which you will have to pay a subscription amount every year. 

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