You probably have hundreds or even thousands of unread emails piling up in your Gmail account and don’t really know how to get rid of them. Those are emails you’re never going to open or look for. But they will eat away from your Gmail account storage, so you might consider deleting all the unread emails you’ll probably never look at. And you might want to rip off the Band-Aid and do it all at once. Otherwise, you’ll probably never get around to this chore. see more details below and how to delete or archive unread emails.