Delete messages (Android 2.3)

This information is for the Gmail app for Android 2.2-2.3.

When you Delete a message in the Gmail app for Android, the conversation is automatically archived and added to the Trash label.

To permanently delete a conversation from the Trash label, use the Gmail web app:

  1. Visit in your mobile web browser to access the Gmail web app.
  2. From the Inbox, touch Menu.
  3. Select the Trash label.
  4. Select the conversations you'd like to delete.
  5. Touch Delete forever.