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    Mar 02, 2010
    How Do I Delete Mac Mail Emails Entirely?
    Can someone please tell me all the ways I can delete emails, so that someone (with technical skill) cannot find them. I need full erasure in all ways, permanently. Thanks.

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    You would have to securely delete them. It's the same procedure you would use with any file or information that you wanted removed from your hard drive but not be able to recover it.

    There are programs designed to securely wipe free space from your hard drive and or specific files and folders. Here's one for free.


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    Apr 09, 2009
    Ithaca NY
    13 inch alMacBook 2GHz C2D 4G DDR3, 1.25GHz G4 eMac
    OS X snow leopard will let you secure delete the trash as well. (10.6)

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