How to delete documents on Mac without adding more trash

November 26, 2017

Did you Often delete a lot of data on a Mac computer? Surely you know if pressing delete data in internal storage capacity, the data will drop into Trash first. Well, how to bypass alias just delete it without stopping to Trash? Simply use the Delete Immediately mode found in the Finder. In the meantime, you might also need to now the reliable iMac repair plantation near you, so you can repair your Mac with the finest professional services when you need to. Anyway, let’s learn!

How to Use the Immediately Delete Feature

There are 2 ways to actually use this feature, via keyboard shortcuts or from the Menu Bar in Finder. We discuss both ya!

A. Delete Immediately via Shortcut Keyboard

Select the document you want to delete. Can be one or at least several pieces of documents. Make sure you do not need it.
Press combination of keyboard option + command + delete.
After that a warning window to allow deleted documents will appear. Select Delete. Already finished, your document will be deleted and did not stop by to Trash first.

B. Delete Immediately via Menu Bar Finder

Select the document you want to delete. Can be one or at least several pieces of documents. Make sure you do not need it.
Access the Menu Bar Finder and press the File button.
Then hold down the Option key to change the Move to Trash function to Delete Immediately. Press the button and grant approval to delete the document.

You can use Empty Trash feature with keyboard combination cmd + shift + delete. I myself used to empty Trash at the end of the day so I could check back what documents were needed and had to be “picked up” again from Trash.

We hope this info helps you to understand more about the best ways to take care of your Mac, and also the simple tips and tricks to use yours to the maximum advantage.

Eula G. Snow

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