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I have around 2K email as unread in Hotmail. How can I mark all of then as read in one go?

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It's rather easy. You just put a check mark on the box in top left side (just beside 'Show:') of email list. It selects all mails in the view. Then hotmail will provide you an option just above list of mails: "xx items selected. Select everything in your ???? folder". Just click 'Select Everything'. Click upon "Mark As > Read" on the topmost bar. The operation will be done in seconds.

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In the new Outlook.com, simply right-click the folder you want to mark as read, and click “Mark all as read”.

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This is what I used – Populus Nov 6 '14 at 6:38

Click "Sweep" then "mark folder as unread".

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Perhaps you can add a pic, to give some extra guidance. – Jacob Jan Tuinstra Dec 23 '12 at 19:00

you can only select like 8 emails at a time - "select all" does NOT select all

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This is not correct information. – serenesat 12 hours ago
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This does not provide an answer to the question. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post - you can always comment on your own posts, and once you have sufficient reputation you will be able to comment on any post. - From Review – Alex 12 hours ago

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