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Emails not deleting from iPhone - recurring issue

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Registered: ‎11-02-2022

Emails not deleting from iPhone - recurring issue

Hello all! I have Waitrose webmail on my iPhone. I have a repeated issue since last year where emails will suddenly stop deleting from my phone. I’ve solved it a few times by deleting the email account from my phone and reinstalling it but it’s recurring with increasing frequency and I’m going to smash my phone soon. I use the and When I remove it and reinstall the account it often takes several goes before it works again, but I use the same settings and login details, there doesn’t seem to be any rhyme or reason. Thanks for any advice!
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Re: Emails not deleting from iPhone - recurring issue

Hello @Florettes,

A warm welcome to the forums.

The email application on iPhones can be temperamental, sometimes requiring a full refresh as you are finding.  On mine, from time to time the Exchange mailbox refuses to connect and update.

You might find answers on Google or Apple forums. For example...

4 Ways to Fix iPhone Email Not Updating Issue Easily (

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