Delete all email in Outlook on the web or Outlook.com

Delete all email from an Outlook on the web account

  1. Sign in to Outlook on the web.

  2. At the top of your Inbox, above the message list, hover until a check box appears. Then select the check box to highlight the messages on the page.

    Hover near your Inbox and then select the checkbox that appears.

  3. In the reading pane, choose Select everything.

    To select all of the email in your Inbox, choose Select everything.

  4. Choose Delete. All your email will be moved to the Deleted Items folder.

  5. To permanently delete the messages, right-click the Deleted Items folder and choose Delete all.

Delete all email from an Outlook.com, Hotmail, Live, or MSN email account

  1. Sign in to your Outlook.com, Hotmail, Live, or MSN email account.

  2. At the top of the conversation list, hover until a check box appears, then select the check box to highlight the messages on the page.

  3. In the reading pane or on the toolbar, choose Delete. All your email will be moved to the Deleted Items folder.

  4. To permanently delete the conversations, right-click the Deleted Items folder, and choose Delete all.

See Also

Delete an email account from Outlook on the web

Restore deleted email messages in Outlook on the web

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