Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Cant delete a mailbox in Mail

    Member Since
    Feb 23, 2008
    Posts
    7
    Specs:
    iMac 24inch, 2.4GHz, 3GB, 500 GB
    Cant delete a mailbox in Mail
    Hello all, Ive been using Thunderbird for the past couple of years but thought Id give Mail a try - set it up with my three email accounts but since changing my ISP I cant use one of my old addresses anymore - my problem is that I cant delete that mail box.
    In Mail, on the left hand side I have the Mailboxes heading, then under that it says Inbox then under that I have my three email accounts. The one I want to deletes name is ghosted now but when I right click on it I can select delete mailbox, I get a Delete the Folder "XXXXX" warning box, I hit Delete but nothing happens.
    Any ideas?

  2. #2
    MacHeadCase
    Guest
    *moved thread to appropriate forum - Question on mail client not OS X itself*

  3. #3
    Cant delete a mailbox in Mail

    Member Since
    Feb 23, 2008
    Posts
    7
    Specs:
    iMac 24inch, 2.4GHz, 3GB, 500 GB
    Ahhh sorry - thanks for moving it for me - was unsure of the right forum.

  4. #4
    Cant delete a mailbox in Mail
    Soulwar's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 27, 2008
    Location
    Estero, FL
    Posts
    1,515
    Specs:
    iMac 17" 1Ghz G4  iPhone 3G  10.5.5
    Have you tried to delete the account itself?
    When all else fails, try everything!
    The Rep System and you.
    Life's a joke...If you're not laughing, then you didn't get it.

    June 2008


  5. #5
    Cant delete a mailbox in Mail

    Member Since
    Jun 09, 2008
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    2
    I was having the same issue.

    Go to "Mail" and click "Preferences".

    Under the "Accounts" running down the left side there is a "+" and "-".

    Click the "-" and the account will finally be removed.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Mac Mail won't let me delete mailbox!
    By macbookbooooy in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 01-29-2014, 01:42 AM
  2. Can I delete my Mailbox File?
    By franco265 in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 01-03-2014, 12:23 AM
  3. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-13-2012, 08:45 AM
  4. Mail going to wrong mailbox
    By shmooee in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-24-2011, 12:42 PM
  5. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 07-31-2007, 02:38 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •