[BCAB] using mail on the IPhone

David Taylor e.david.taylor at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 12 16:32:05 BST 2011


Yes, Google is different, and I find doesn't always do what it should!

Cheers
Dave

On 12 Apr 2011, at 16:28, Sunil Peck wrote:

> The quickist way I've found of deleting messages once I've read them is select the move to option from within the message and move it to trash. When you've finished moving messages and tapped the edit button there's a delete all button above the home button.
> 
> I do have a deleted items folder but if I move them to there I see no option to delete everything all in one go.
> 
> My email account is a Google one, and I don't know if other mail providers are different in terms of where the delete all buttons are.
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of David Taylor
> Sent: 12 April 2011 16:15
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] using mail on the IPhone
> 
> When in a message, there's a delete button at the bottom of each screen, just above the home button. You can only do it from within the message itself, or when in edit mode.
> 
> Cheers
> Dave
> 
> On 12 Apr 2011, at 15:54, Graham Page wrote:
> 
>> Hello all.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I am having a problem reading emails and then deleting them
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I can read emails or email threads by going through them  and double
>> tapping on the ones I want to read but if I want to delete  them how
>> do I go about this?  At the top of the message is a button that says
>> edit.  If I double tap on this I can then go back through the messages
>> and select the messages I want to delete but then I can't read any of
>> the messages, I can only select them.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> This looks a bit ponderous to me, or have I missed something obvious?
>> I really want to be able to read a message, decide whether I want to
>> get rid of it and do it from within a message.  There are other
>> messages that I know are junk so I just want to mark them for
>> deletion.  Having to go to the top of the screen to do this means I lose my place.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Cheers
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Graham
>> 
>> Graham Page
>> 
>> Mobile: 07753 607980
>> 
>> Fax:  0870 706 2773
>> 
>> Email: gpage at useit.plus.com
>> 
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>> 
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>> 
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