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How to Delete E-Mails Permanently in Outlook

When you delete an e-mail in Outlook, it is moved to your Deleted Items automatically. There are the occasional e-mails that you may need/want to delete permanently, bypassing the Deleted Items folder.

Follow the steps below to learn how:

  1. In Mail view, select the e-mails you would like to delete permanently, bypassing the Deleted Items folder.
  2. Click Shift + Delete simultaneously.
  3. A Microsoft Outlook warning will display.

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  1. Click Yes.

Now all the e-mails you selected previously, are deleted immediately without being moved to the Deleted Items folder.