The Gmail default action swipe to archive make sense for Google accounts.

Now, when I added a normal IMAP account, the swipe action is defaulted to delete, which is dangerous.

Are there any way to enable swipe for archive only, but not delete?


It seems that this isn't possible at the moment. The support article for Gmail on Android states:

[You can] set default action & swipe to archive or delete messages for Gmail accounts. For non-Gmail accounts, the default is always delete, so even if you change this setting to archive, your messages will still be deleted.


You go into the gmail settings. -> the email account -> and the I think it comes under swipe actions. I'm not 100% as I've been using Google inbox but it sounds right...

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