How to mark all emails as read in the Mail app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

This article will show you how to mark all emails as read in the Mail app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

The default Mail app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac is a great productivity tool. However, sometimes you may feel annoyed when you receive too many spam emails, as well as having to receive notifications about unread emails.

This article will show you how to mark all emails as read in the Mail app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Let's find out right below.

Mark all emails as read in the Mail app on iPhone and iPad

First, go to your inbox in the Mail app on your iPhone or iPad, or select ' All Inboxes ' to manage all your mailboxes at once. You can also select a specific folder, then go to ' Edit ' in the top right corner and select ' Select All '.

Now, look down at the options menu in the bottom left corner, tap ' Mark ' and select ' Mark as Read '.

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Mark a specific group of emails as read

Of course, there are also cases where you only want to mark a specific group of emails as read. They can be newsletters, promotional emails, or authentication messages.

To get started, first open your mailbox or folder in the Mail app and tap the ' Edit ' button at the top right.

Now, you can click to select emails one by one if they are not near each other. Or, to select a series of emails next to each other, drag your finger across them to quickly highlight them all.

Then, tap ' Mark ' in the bottom left and select ' Mark as Read '.

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Mark all emails as read in the Mail app on Mac

First, launch the Mail app and select a specific Mailbox or ' All Mailboxes ' to highlight emails in all available mailboxes at once. Of course you can also select a certain folder in your mailbox if you want.

Then, right-click, hold Control, and click or go to the Mailbox item in the menu bar. Select the ' Mark All Messages as Read ' option .

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Mark a specific group of emails as read

Just like on your iPhone or iPad, you might have a specific group of emails that you want to mark as read.

First, select Mailbox or folder, then select the email you want to mark. Additionally, you can also select nonadjacent emails by holding down the Control key and clicking each message, or highlight a group of adjacent messages by selecting the first message, holding Shift, and selecting the last message.

Then, right-click or go to Message in the menu bar and select ' Mark as Read '.

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You can also use the search box at the top to find certain emails and mark them as read in the same way.

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