How to Delete E-mail Messages

How to Delete E-mail Messages. Disposing of old messages will make it easier to locate the e-mail you do want. It also frees up space on your hard disk. These instructions should work for most e-mail programs.

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Select the e-mail message by clicking on it.

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Press the Delete key or Delete on the toolbar, or drag the message to the Trash or Deleted Items folder.

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