Remove Unwanted Email Suggestions from iPhone/iPad Mail App

Written By Jignesh Reviewed By How-to 2 Min Read

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.

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.

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.

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.

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By Jignesh
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of, who has a keen eye for news, rumors, and all the unusual stuff around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting content on social media.
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