Re: deleting e-mails from Gmail.
Mike, you’re a genius or close enough for government work. I had this problem over a year ago with somebody and didn’t know how to fix it.
From: Mike B
Sent: Monday, August 5, 2019 9:07 PM
Subject: Re: [jaws-users] deleting e-mails from Gmail.
I use the steps below to delete large numbers of email, but the steps below are for Basic HTML view and if you're using the Standard view I don't know
if they'll work.
From: Bill White
There is no "Select All" checkbox in basic html view in gmail. Here's what I
do to delete large numbers of messages in gmail.
How to create a filter in your gmail account which will delete large groups
of messages in your inbox.
1. Sign into your gmail account using Internet Explorer.
2. Press Insert+F7 to open the links list.
3. Press the letter S until you hear Settings, then press Enter.
4. Press Insert+F7 to open the links list again.
5. Press the letter C until you hear Create a filter, and then press Enter.
6. Press the letter F until you hear From: Edit.
7. In this field, type *@*
8. Press Tab until you hear: Next Step Button and press the space bar.
9. When the next page loads, press the letter X until you hear: Delete it
Check Box Not Checked. Press the space bar to check this item.
10. Press the letter X until you hear: Also apply filter to 20 conversations
below Check Box Not Checked, and press the space bar to check this item.
11. Press Tab until you hear: Create Filter Button, and press the space bar.
Your filter should now be created.
12. After your filter is created, press Insert+F7, then the letter I to be
taken back to your inbox where you will see all of your messages still there
in your inbox.
13. Close Internet Explorer to exit out of the gmail web page.
14. Sign into your gmail account using Internet Explorer again.
15. Go to your inbox, where you should see that it is empty.
16. Press Insert+F7 to open the links list.
17. Press the letter S until you hear Settings, then press Enter.
18. Press F7 for the links list, then press the letter F until you hear
Filters, and press Enter.
19. Press the letter B until you hear: Delete It Button. Press the space
20. When the page loads, you will hear JAWS say: Your filter has been
21. Be sure to do steps 14 through 18, or all of your e-mail will continue
to be deleted and sent to the trash.
Take care. Mike. Sent from my iBarstool. Go dodgers!
I believe that everything happens for a reason. Usually, the reason is that somebody screwed up.
----- Original Message -----
To: jaws-users-list@groups. io
Sent: Monday, August 05, 2019 4:29 PM
Subject: [jaws-users] deleting e-mails from Gmail.
I have a lot of trouble navigating the Google mail site with Jaws. I am currently using Jaws 17, but I also have Jaws 2019 on my computer. I am running Windows 7.
I am almost out of storage space and have lots of Gmail to get rid of. Deleting it from Outlook doesnt seem to affect the Gmail client itself. How do I go about selecting and deleting large quantities of Gmail? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
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