Selecting All Messages Matching a Google Mail Search

Audience: Faculty, Staff and Students

This KB Article References: Google Mail
This Information is Intended for: Faculty, Staff, Students
Last Updated: March 22, 2017

When you select all messages in Google mail, you typically only select the messages on that page (by default, max. of 50 messages).  However, when you first do a search and then select all messages, you will see the option to select all the messages from the search.

  1. Type search terms in the search bar at the top and click the blue magnifying glass button
  2. Click the Select button and click All
     select button with all selected
  3. In yellow just below the buttons, click Select all conversations that match this search
    clickable message below buttons saying "All 50 conversations on this page are selected. Select all conversations that match this search"

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