How to delete email & file explorer folders that you have created with Dolphin GuideConnect, tutorial

This tutorial shows you how to delete email folders and File Explorer folders that you have created with GuideConnect.

Important note: If you are using a Dolphin remote to control GuideConnect, replace any instances of F2 key with Actions Button, any instances of Enter Key with Ok Button, any instances of Escape Key with Back Button and any instances of F6 key with Voice Dictation button.

Deleting email folders.

To delete email folders that you have created with GuideConnect, do the following.

Step 1: Make sure that the email folder that you wish to delete is empty of emails by moving them to another email folder (See the, How to move emails to alternative email folders with GuideConnect tutorial) or deleting the ones you do not wish to keep.

Step 2: Open the Email option on the GuideConnect menu, then use the down arrow key to find the Folders option and open it by pressing Enter on it.

Step 3: Find the empty folder that you wish to delete by using the down arrow key, then press the Delete key. Alternatively, press the F2 key to open the actions menu and use the down arrow key to find the Delete Folder option and press Enter on it.

Step 4: GuideConnect will ask you if you are sure that you wish to delete the email folder and will give you No and Yes options. Press Enter on the No option if you do not wish to delete the folder and you will be returned to the emails folders list. If you are sure that you wish to delete the email folder, use your down arrow key to move to the Yes option and press Enter on it. When you have confirmed that you wish to delete the email folder, you are returned to the email folders list and you will find that the folder you selected has been deleted.

Deleting File Explorer folders.

To delete File Explorer folders that you have created with GuideConnect, do the following.

Step 1: Make sure that the folder that you wish to delete is empty of files by moving them to another folder (See the, How to rename, move & copy files & folders with GuideConnect tutorial) or deleting the ones you do not wish to keep.

Step 2: Open the Tools option on the GuideConnect menu, then use the down arrow key to find the File explorer option and open it by pressing Enter on it.

HOT TIP: If you wish to delete a folder from a memory stick or external hard drive, follow the steps described here but include this extra step at this stage. Press the F2 key to open the actions menu and press Enter on the Go to my devices option. A list of any memory sticks or external hard drives you have connected to your computer will be displayed. Use your arrow keys to find the device you want and then press Enter on it to view the files and folders within it.

Step 3: Find the empty folder that you wish to delete by navigating through your folder structure, then press the Delete key on it. Alternatively, press the F2 key to open the actions menu and use the down arrow key to find the Delete Selected Folder option and press Enter on it.

Step 4: GuideConnect will ask you if you are sure that you wish to delete the folder and will give you No and Yes options. Press Enter on the No option if you do not wish to delete the folder and you will be returned to the File Explorer folders list. If you are sure that you wish to delete the folder, use your down arrow key to move to the Yes option and press Enter on it. When you have confirmed that you wish to delete the folder, you are returned to the File Explorer folders list and you will find that the folder you selected has been deleted.

This document was written by James Goldsworthy of Alternate Visions Coaching. James is an accredited Dolphin GuideConnect trainer and Certified Software Specialist. He lost his sight in 2005 and has worked with the visually impaired since 2006. He started his training and coaching business Alternate Visions Coaching in January 2014.

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