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                        I almost had deleted gmail message including enclosures . But whenever , i see the percentage < i usually have 3%) it remains the same. Is this normal? How is this.
                                     Once i tried to store the emails by using google ,,,,,,. But, it also shows me a enclosure in a gmail from google. I deleted that also. But still the percentage remains the same.
                                              Any idea anybody
« Last Edit: July 15, 2015, 03:41:46 AM by jraju »
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Re: Why deleting of gmails does not show decrease in %
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2015, 09:15:07 PM »
Because the emails are still in the trash, once the trash is empty you will see the % drop, I think gmail auto removes old trash already.

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Re: Why deleting of gmails does not show decrease in %
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2015, 07:59:04 PM »
Hi, Shane After emptying the trash also. why. It still remains at 3%
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Re: Why deleting of gmails does not show decrease in %
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2015, 12:27:22 PM »
Not sure without seeing it, but if it is only at 3% used, I wouldnt worry to much about it :-)

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Re: Why deleting of gmails does not show decrease in %
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2015, 06:14:43 AM »
Hi, on storage of 3% of 15gb free account, there were storage shown in google drives. I do not remember saving on the drive . How to access it to delete it totally. Is there any instructions ,  how to delete
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Re: Why deleting of gmails does not show decrease in %
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2015, 08:51:10 PM »
I dont use google drive, so I dont have an answer for that one, sorry bud.

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Re: Why deleting of gmails does not show decrease in %
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2015, 02:27:30 AM »
Hi, The enclosure to gmails are shown as googles drive storage. So ,i f i delete this would also get deleted. But i will try. I am empyting unwanted gmails with enclosures.
Update:
                    I have solved this problem. when i click my drive in google it shows 3%. I clicked my drive and found there is takeout folder there.I remembered that i deleted the takeout in the mail. But it has been stored as takeout folder in the drive.
                                        That was it. When trying to save the mail contents, as a separate folder along with the mails, google says it could be done by this takeout and i downloaded and saved. But this could not be opened to see what are the mails saved . I also wrote about this in my previous post for suggestion. I could not decipher what are all inside, and how it is stored. Because variety of items included in gmails.
                             Somebody suggested firefox thunderbird to download to my pc as a folder. But i could not further proceed and hence deleted the email containing the takeout. but the contents have been copied to google drive. I deleted and my storage size reduced to 1%. This i have written for users of those who may have an idea of storage problem in gmail.
« Last Edit: July 15, 2015, 03:41:13 AM by jraju »
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