Remove Unwanted Email Suggestions from iPhone/iPad Mail App [How-to]

Get rid of those unwanted email addresses from Mail on your iPhone & iPad. Follow a few simple steps and delete from Remove From Recents.

Removing unwanted email suggestions from mail on your iPhone and iPad is necessary as these suggestions can pester you quite often. While you start typing email address in the email, there can be unnecessary suggestions of recently sent email IDs.

This feature doesn’t help you every time; moreover, if you accidentally tap on the wrong email id, your important email may fall into wrong inbox. To save the situation, there is a trick on your iPhone or iPad.

Sponsored Links

How to Remove Mail Suggestions from iPhone and iPad Mail App

How to Remove Suggested Emails from Mail on iPhone/iPad

Step #1. Launch Mail app on your iPhone/iPad.

Tap on Mail App on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on Compose icon to write a new email.

Sponsored Links

Tap on Compose in iPhone and iPad Mail App

Step #3. Tap in “To” field to type in Email ID.

Tap on To in iPhone Mail App

You will see that unwanted suggestions start appearing on your iPhone/iPad screen.

Sponsored Links

Step #4. Tap on (i) icon next to the email you want to remove from the suggested list.

Tap on i Icon in iPhone Mail App

A few options will appear like: Send Message, Share Contact, Create New Contact, Add to Existing Contact, and Remove From Recents.

Step #5. Tap on the last option of Remove From Recents.

Remove Unwanted Email Suggestions from iPhone-iPad Mail App

The email id will be deleted from the suggested list and will never appear. Follow the same steps to remove other unwanted Email IDs from the list.

If you use the deleted email address in future for some time, it will start appearing in the suggested email list in Mail app on your iPhone/iPad. This is a very helpful trick that eliminates unnecessary emails that distract your attention while you are writing a serious mail to your office colleague or boss.

Sponsored Links

How do you like this tip? Share your feedback with us in comment, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Apple’s tall claims of security falsified by an Australian teen; hacked into the secure computer network

Apple is a company that has always produced high-quality products known for their privacy and security. But the company has failed to maintain its...

How to Install iOS 12 Developer Beta 8 on your iPhone or iPad

Apple has just unveiled iOS 12 and made it available for developers for testing purpose. Packed in with several top-of-the-line features, the latest iOS...

How to Install iOS 12 Public Beta 6 on iPhone or iPad

Apple has just released the iOS 12 public beta. Considering how much traction the OS is getting, we thought it's apt to make a...

How to Install iOS 12 Beta 8 Without Developer Account on iPhone or iPad

iOS 12 has finally seen the light of the day!  And, I guess many of you would be willing to install iOS 12 beta...