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Running on a out-of-box, unupgraded T-Mobile G2, which is running Froyo, if I'm correct.

This version of the Gmail application has a delete button, which is undocumented in their web help.

When I use it, it appears to delete the entire thread/conversation, rather than a single message. Is this the expected behavior?


Found the verison number -> "Version 2.3"

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I'd say it's expected behavior. I mean, the big "Delete" button in the Gmail web app tosses the whole conversation to the dust bin. You have to dig a little deeper on the individual message to delete it out of the conversation. (Also, unlike the web app there is no option to view individual messages like a classical e-mail client.)

By the way, have you downloaded the latest Gmail app from the Market? There are quite a number of significant improvements over the stock app.

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It would be really nice if they added this feature though! – Matthew Read Dec 15 '10 at 22:57
I couldn't find a way to get the delete button to target one message in the thread, and when you actually press the button it does say: – benc Dec 16 '10 at 2:02
Don't leave us in suspense! – Al E. Dec 16 '10 at 3:28
(eek...) Confirm Deletion -> Do you want to delete this conversation? – benc Dec 16 '10 at 5:30
I updated to 2.3.2 from the market, and it still behaves the same. So I checked this as the answer. – benc Dec 22 '10 at 18:16

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