(Fix) Gmail Empty Trash Now and Spam Button Disappear

Here is how to fix button to empty trash now and empty spam now that disappear from Gmail. Simple workaround to enable empty trash and spam menu.

Empty trash now button gmail

Empty trash now button gmail

In latest update per 12 Feb 2020 Gmail app on Android contain a small but significant bug. The buttons for emptying trash and spam which usually placed in each folder has disappear.

If you experience the same problem. Here are simple ways to solve it

1. Change phone display orientation to landscape

For now  as a workaround, you can enable the empty trash now and empty spam now menu by changing display orientation of your Android to landscape. This bug seems related to empty trash buttons in Gmail which the value have been set to disabled when displayed in portrait mode.

Gmail Empty trash now - Change to landscape display phone

Change to landscape display

2. Update to the latest version Gmail

Check whether there is a new update for Gmail. As a biggest email platform that used by most Android world wide users, developer must be aware of this problem immediately. There has to be a new update to fix the button.

  • Check the latest Gmail update by accessing your Play Store
    Open play store - Gmail Empty trash now button fix

    Open play store

  • Tap menu at the top
     Gmail Empty trash now button fix - Tap play store menu

    Tap play store menu

  • Select My apps & Games
    My apps play store-  Gmail Empty trash now button fix

    My apps

  • Highlight Updates tab and check. If there is Gmail on the list update it
    Change to landscape display phone

    Update app

Conclusion: Solve Gmail Empty Trash Now and Spam Button Disappear

To fix button empty trash now and spam in Gmail, you can change the orientation display of your phone. The second solution is to update Gmail to the latest version.

There has to be an update to fix this problem immediately from Google, check it on play store.

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