Never worry about getting overwhelmed with old or unwanted emails. AOL Mail lets you easily delete unwanted messages.
 

Delete a single email

1. Open the folder or Inbox where your message is located.

2. Click the box next to the message you want deleted.

3. Click the Delete icon Image of the Delete icon in AOL Mail..

Delete multiple emails

1. Open the folder or Inbox where your message is located.

2. Select the boxes next to the messages you want deleted.

3. Click the Delete icon Image of the Delete icon in AOL Mail..

Restore emails accidentally deleted

1. Click the Trash folder.

2. Select the message you want to restore.

3. Click More | Click Move to: Inbox.




If any of your emails have been permanently deleted or have gone missing in the last 7 days, give us a call and we'll do everything we can to try to recover your lost messages.
 

Keep in mind

• Restore requests can't be canceled.
• Restorations aren't always successful.
• Messages can only be restored if lost or deleted in the last 7 days, regardless of when they were originally received.
• Successfully recovered messages are added back to the same folder they were in during the time frame you pick to restore to. Check your Trash folder if you can't find them after the restoration is complete and make sure to move them back to the correct folder to ensure they're not automatically deleted again.

What will happen

• Emails in the Spam folder will NOT be restored.
• Emails from marketing mailing lists that may have discounts, coupons, and deals will NOT be restored.
• Emails in the Trash folder will be restored to the Inbox.
• Emails in the Sent, Archive, and Draft folders will be restored to their respective folders.
• Emails in custom folders will be restored to their respective folders.
• If an original folder is deleted, their emails will be restored to the Inbox.