Deleting emails in bulk from Zimbra Webmail

It is easier to delete messages by searching for them by sender, subject (Think about all those outdated Facebook notifications), or by date.

Deleting small batches of messages

0- Login to HIS Zimbra Webmail (https://webmail.his.com).

1- Click on the Mail Tab.

2- Do a search:

For example to locate the messages you wish to delete, for example to delete all messages prior to Jan 1 2009:

  • In the searchbox type "before:01/01/2009".
  • Click Search.

3- Select all the messages in the search results. You can do that by clicking on the uppermost checkbox at the top of the message list.

4- Right-Click and select "Delete".

Deleting in bulk

If there are 100s of messages in the search result it is easier to move the messages into folders and then delete the folders :

0- Login to HIS Zimbra Webmail (https://webmail.his.com).

1- In Zimbra Webmail, click on the Mail Tab, and from the folders list on the left, click on + to create a new folder, for example "old_mail".

2- In Zimbra, do a search to locate all messages prior to Jan 1 2009: In the searchbox type before:01/01/2009 then click Search.

3- Select all the messages in the search results.

4- Right-Click and select "Move" and move them to the "old_mail" folder.

5- Select the folder "old_mail" in the folders list, and right-click and select "Delete" to delete the folder and all the messages it contains.


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