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Deleting a large number of emails from an account

Problem:

There are a large number of emails or spam that need to be deleted from an email account.

Solution:

To delete a large number of emails from an INBOX on an email account you can do the following:
  1. Login to the control panel for your hosting account.
  2. Under the Email category click on "Email Accounts"
  3. Click on the "Access Webmail" icon next to the address for which you have emails to delete.
  4. Type in the password for the email account.
  5. Select Horde
  6. Once in Horde, click on mail.
  7. Next, click on Folders.
  8. Select the folder that contains the large number of messages.
  9. Then at the top of the page, click on the drop down box that says "Choose action..."
  10. Select the option: Purge Folder or Empty Folder
  11. Click on "Purge" next to the Trash folder in order to empty the trash.
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