How to Delete Data in Google Drive when it’s Full Permanently [SOLVED]

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How to Delete Data in Google Drive when it’s Full Permanently [SOLVED]
How to Delete Data in Google Drive when it’s Full Permanently [SOLVED]

When you want to download something but this sentence shows: 'Your drive is full, please delete some files or buy More Storage Here "?. Meaning it signifies that you no longer have an empty storage space for new files. Here's How to Remove it!

For user who like to download movies or large files must have or even often experience this situation. Go here and there to find the solution but in the end – we ended up with create a new account because we are dying and wanted to watch the movie or want to install those programs immediately. Haha

Usually, this happens because the downloaded files affecting to our storage memory allotments in Google Drive. For example, are FileRocks although we directly downloaded from the site it turns out that the same amount will count as the file that we have stored in Google Drive, and the result of our free space rations dwindling rapidly.

From this: "14 GB of 15 GB of used" to this: "0 bytes of 15 GB used"

Do not know were fortunate or lucky... But when we tried and the data was successfully removed from that cloud drive permanently! What a result! Now (when this article was written) in google drive storage capacity, we have returned to a fresh position, a.k.a empty (0 bytes of 15 GB used), which previously dying (14 GB of 15 GB used)

How to Delete Data in Google Drive when it’s Full Permanently [SOLVED]
How to Delete Data in Google Drive when it’s Full Permanently [SOLVED]

How to Delete Data in Google Drive When it’s Full

Make sure first that you are still logged in with the email that you use the email for google drive. Do this in the same browser where you open the email.

1 Get into your Google Drive area

Get to your Google Drive area to check how much space is still available, click on the following link

2 Go to My Drive

Open the My Drive on the page above, you will see what files are actually stored there.

How to Delete Data in Google Drive when it’s Full Permanently [SOLVED]

3 Remove unnecessary (big) files

Delete the file folder labeled FileRocks (if you can find it) because that file always makes your drive full in Google Drive. Also, Delete the other data that you no longer need, or download it first to your computer and then delete it. Right-click - Delete on each file.

4 Open the Trash area

After you delete those files on the My Drive area, then you need to go to the Trash area, where we can delete them permanently.

5 Remove All Files

Erase all the files or folders that are in the Trash by right click - Delete for each file that was there. The file will be deleted permanently.

6 Refresh. Done!

After deleting the files that are in the area it is no longer trash files - large files that make your drive full. Refresh the page (ctrl + R) to see the results. If you have not seen the results, wait a while and then do refresh again.

 To test whether this tutorial success or not, try to re-open the page that tells you that the storage was already full, when it can be downloaded as usual means the removal process succeeded perfectly.

Congratulations! You now have supply storage (storage) was great again without having to upgrade your account or create a new email address.

Hopefully, a tutorial to remove data in google drive when it’s already full can help. If there are problems in implementing this tutorial, leave a message in the comments field below as usual, and we will help you as much as possible.

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Rindi Putra
Rindi Putra
Graphic Designer & Technology Junkie Graduated with 'International Trade Management' Major | 2 Years of Professional career on International Shipping Company & 3 Years career on Local Fashion Brand Company | 10 Years (and still counting) as Digital content creator. Feel free to connect with me on Social Media Twitter/Instagram: @rindiputra

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