How to “Bulk” Delete Old Emails in Gmail

This is a great way to “bulk delete” (clean out) a Gmail account when you are near your allotted space limit. Thank you to Laptop Mag for these instructions.

In the search bar, you can type the date in a YYYY/DD/MM format to filter out emails before a certain date. If you type before:2014/01/1, you’ll see a list of all of the emails you received prior to Jan. 1, 2014.  You can also search by how old emails are. If you type older_than:1y, you’ll receive emails older than 1 year. You can use m for months or d for days, as well. If you want to delete them all, click the Check all box, then click “Select all conversations that match this search,” followed by the Delete button.

Source: How to Delete Old Emails in Gmail | Laptop Mag

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