iOS error – This message could not be moved to trash

Apple iPhone iPad Mac error – This message could not be moved to trash

This error can occur when using IMAP on an iDevice.

ios trash error

The error occurs due to the TRASH folder being unavailable or unknown to the email client.

You can fix this by following these steps:

Go into Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

Then select the email account in question, select Account

Then Advanced, Deleted Mailbox, and under On The Server tap the ‘Trash’ folder

Then exit out.

This should then allow you to delete the email