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Delete or Recover any Deleted Gmail Messages

Delete Gmail messages, or Recover any accidentally deleted messages in Gmail

Delete Gmail Messages:

To Delete a Single Message:

  • Point to the message and on the right click "Delete"

To Delete Multiple Messages:

  • Check the boxes to the left and on the top click "Delete"

Recover Deleted Gmail Messages:

When you delete a message it stays in your Gmail Trash for 30 days.  You can recover your messages before 30 days from your Trash folder.

To Recover Messages:

  • On the left side of the Main Gmail page, scroll down the list of Gmail Folders , then click on  More Move to Inbox
  • Select the Trash Folder to open. 
  • Check the box next to any messages you want to move.
  • Click Move to Move to Inbox.
  • Choose where you want to move the message to, including back to your Inbox



KeywordsGmail, Inbox, Trash, delete, owner, google, backup, recover, save, move   Doc ID90319
OwnerSusan M.GroupRice U
Created2019-03-11 15:30:50Updated2023-02-06 14:07:12
SitesRice University
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