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Turn Off Webmail Virtual Folders for Trash, Turn Off a saved search and its folder, Empty Webmail Trash
Summary: Howto Find and remove a saved search and its Virtual Folder. Howto remove a Webmail Virtual Trash Folder and create an actual Trash Folder. How to empty actual Trash Folder.
What is a Virtual folder in Webmail
Virtual folders are a tool in Webmail to display saved searches. They are not actual folders, but a name for a saved search result. But they appear in a user's folder list, as if they were a real folder.
To turn off virtual folders -
Go to webmail's Mail Preferences. On the left side of the screen you'll see "Saved Searches", click on that link. Uncheck any boxes you see checked. Return to the inbox and logout. When you log back in to Webmail, the virtual folders will be gone.
Using a Virtual Trash folder in Webmail
2. Choose "Deleting and Moving Messages" (in the middle).
3. Put a check mark by the option "Move deleted messages to your Trash mailbox instead of marking them as deleted in the current mailbox?"
4. Under "Trash folder:" select Create Mailbox, if you do not already have a Trash folder.
6. Click Save
Next time you login the physical Trash folder will appear.