How to delete files from Google Drive

How to delete files from Google Drive

Google Drive has a storage quota and you need to use that wisely. Unnecessary file clutter can lead to storage space consumption and you might have to buy space ultimately. To avoid this, you need to clean up the Google Drive space and delete files as required. 

Here are the steps how you can permanently delete files on your Drive:

Steps to delete files from Google Drive

  1. Go to Google Drive
  2. Now, right-click on any folder or file you want to delete and click on remove
How to delete files from Google Drive

3. The file will be removed, but do keep in mind that the file is not deleted permanently. It’s just moved to the Trash folder. To delete the file permanently, go to Trash folder located on the left side pane

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4. Now, when in Trash, right-click the file again and select the “Delete forever” option. This will permanently delete the file.

How to permanently delete files from Google Drive

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