Remove Trash Files in Google Drive

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You're watching VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to delete all of your trash in Google Drive in a web browser.

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    To start with, we go to the "Trash" folder by clicking on "Trash".
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    We click the "Trash" drop-down menu on top in the menu bar.
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    We click "Empty trash".
    If we choose to do that, Google Drive will ask us if we want to delete all of these items permanently. We can't undo the action.
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    If we click on "Empty Trash", Google Drive will remove all of the items.
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    Now, we are going to refresh the browser.
    This is done to see if there is any difference in the used space. In this video, 11GB have been used. Google Drive shows no items left in "Trash". After refreshing, there are only 6GB of used storage space. In this video, we were able to remove a lot of files that were eating some of the storage space in Google Drive. By clicking on "Trash", then "Trash" in the menu bar, and then "Empty trash", we were able to empty the "Trash" folder.
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