I'm using Google Inbox as my primary email service... sometimes using Inbox as app... sometimes using iOS mail. Although I've configured iOS mail to archive everything (I don't want to delete at all) some emails – not all – are moved to trash instead of being archived. I could not find a clear pattern for this behavior and think of it as a bug with iOS mail. Does anyone of you have that behavior too? I'm looking for a fix... so far without success. I still need to check Inbox' trash folder every 20+ days to avoid auto deleting those emails after 30 days. That's annoying...

Info: related to iOS v10.2.1

  • I might have solved this by deleting the Gmail account... restarting die device (mandatory)... and setting it up as a new account afterwards. The restart is the one thing I've done different. But I'll investigate this a little longer... Commented Mar 20, 2017 at 7:44
  • No... didn't help... just archived to trash again... Commented Mar 20, 2017 at 16:56

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Looks like iOS v10.3 fixed this issue. Since the update it now works reliable for me. Therefor it might be a known bug. Any other reports?

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