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As I'm running out of space I need to delete space wasting mails. Is there any option in Gmail that adds a size column in the mail list or even sorts them by size?

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Almost duplicate of: webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/2282/… – Senseful Sep 11 '10 at 18:20
If you don't trust third-party sites to keep your Gmail credentials safe you can use the following guide to build a spreadsheet in Google Docs containing a list of your large emails... labnol.org/internet/sort-gmail-by-size/21191 – AlwaysLearning Aug 25 '12 at 5:35
This answer will have absolutely no value if the link no longer functions. – Al E. Sep 14 '12 at 18:55
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Gmail now supports searching by size: http://support.google.com/mail/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=7190

The new operators are:

  • size: — Search for messages larger than the specified size in bytes
    • Example: size:1000000
    • Meaning: All messages larger than 1MB (1,000,000 bytes) in size.
  • larger: and smaller: — Similar to size: but allows abbreviations for numbers
    • Example: larger:10M
    • Meaning: All messages of at least 10M bytes (10,000,000 bytes) in size.

You can now search for emails of that size and delete any to free up space.

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Nope. This is currently not supported in Gmail according to Google

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wow this is really amazing, google dont have such a feature that is basic in my opinion. was it too hard for the guys who created google search to create it ?:P – Karim Sep 11 '10 at 20:19
This is no longer true. (And the link in your answer is not valid anymore.) – Alex Jan 7 '13 at 10:31

You can try Find Big Mail.

Finds big emails in your Gmail account and then tags them for you, so you can find spot them easily.

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