Google Drive - Restore Permanently Delete Items

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Google Drive - Restore permanently delete items


When you delete a file or folder from Google Drive (right-click > Remove), the latter sent to the Trash folder and you can restore it any moment!
So here's how to permanently delete items from Google Drive.

The procedure is as follows:
  • Connect to Google Drive.
  • Click on the Trash folder
  • Right-click on a folder or file > Delete forever.
  • Confirm deletion:
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Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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