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Brett 10-31-2006 08:38 AM

Deleting Messages/Emails
 
Is there a way to mass delete instead of having to delete them one by one? Most phones have a DELETE ALL tab, but I dont seem to see one.

Dubdub 10-31-2006 08:53 AM

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Originally Posted by Brett
Is there a way to mass delete instead of having to delete them one by one? Most phones have a DELETE ALL tab, but I dont seem to see one.

In the message screen, move to the date line and then click the wheel. Select "DELETE PRIOR" and click again. All the messages prior to that date will be deleted.

Nickster248 10-31-2006 10:39 AM

I thought there was a way to selectively delete messages by alt/trackwheel or some such combination, but I have not been able to find the right combination. That is what is needed on the BB, in addition to "Delete Prior" which of course will delete everything prior to the date you select.

Pizzle 10-31-2006 11:00 AM

Not sure there's a "CTRL" function, like on a keyboard, but if you hold "Shift" and roll the trackwheel, you can delete multiple items, but not the entire history before that date.

Dubdub 10-31-2006 01:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Brett
Is there a way to mass delete instead of having to delete them one by one? Most phones have a DELETE ALL tab, but I dont seem to see one.


If you hold the NUM key (on the 8700) and scroll the wheel and then hit delte, the highlited messages will be deleted.

pspiegel 10-31-2006 01:20 PM

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Originally Posted by Dubdub
If you hold the NUM key (on the 8700) and scroll the wheel and then hit delte, the highlited messages will be deleted.

same with caps lock.. which is basically shift as someone else said..

takeshi 10-31-2006 01:36 PM

CAP and NUM are alternate functions of the two shift keys.

Brett 10-31-2006 06:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dubdub
If you hold the NUM key (on the 8700) and scroll the wheel and then hit delte, the highlited messages will be deleted.

Sweet, Thanks!!!


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