Quickly and easily remove emails from your email accounts using the Email Disk Usage tool in cPanel.

The Email Disk Usage tool in cPanel helps you delete old emails from your mailboxes and email sub-folders for each of your email accounts.

Please Note: Deleting emails using this the Email Disk Usage tool removes them permanently from your account.

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Click Email Disk Usage
  3. Select a mailbox from the Account drop-down
  4. Click Manage next to the directory you wish to delete emails for
  5. Select one of the options:
    • 1 year old or more
    • 30 MB in size or more
    • Previously viewed
    • All messages
    • Custom query
  6. Click Delete Permanently

Custom Query Examples

The Custom query option lets you delete emails using the Dovecot search query format. For more information about how to use the Dovecot search query format, read Dovecot’s Search Query Format documentation.

Custom Query Examples:

Delete emails larger than 10MB

larger 10MB

Delete emails with a timestamp before a date

sentbefore 20-Sep-2017