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20 Mar, 2010

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Apple Mail not deleting problem

 Question.

You may have an issue when trying to delete old messages going back a few years in your Apple Mail but...

  1. You try deleting them, they just become grey highlights.
  2. You try dragging them to trash, nothing happens.
  3. You try disk utility and repair disk permissions but still nothing.

 Answer.

While in the Apple Mail application choose the following...

Mailbox/Rebuild

Plus make sure you have a folder selected whether it be in your inbox or sent.

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I am a Full-stack Developer who also started delving into the world of UX/UI Design a few years back. I blog and tweet to hopefully share a little bit of knowledge that can help others around the web. Thanks for stopping by!

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