These are the criteria I need to remove mails from Sent Item folder:

1.) Subject: OMS Messages - Confirmation message
2.) before:2013-08-31

I am using this:

label:Sent Mail : Subject : OMS Messages - Confirmation message : before:2013-08-31

But this filter is fetching all records from other labels also.

How can I use this filter to delete items from Sent Item folder?


Short answer

Instead of label:Sent Mail use in:sent.


  • If you only want to deleted individual messages rather than threads, be sure that you have disabled the conversation view.
  • Instead of creating a filter, you are doing a advanced search
  • Filters only works in incoming messages at delivering time.


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