Delete a file or folder in Google Drive

Watch how to delete a folder from Google Drive


Delete a folder from Google Drive

To delete a folder, go to My Drive and follow these steps:

  1. Check the box next to the file or folder you'd like to delete.
  2. Click the Trash icon google drive trash icon.
  3. The folder will be moved to Trash, and all items in that folder will also be moved to Trash. If you've chosen to sync all items in My Drive, the folder will also be moved to your computer's trash bin.

If you've accidentally trashed a folder, you can recover it as long as it hasn't been permanently deleted.

Reference: Google Help: Drive - Create or delete a folder in Google Drive

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