The Trash folder on your iPhone 14 Plus is where deleted items are stored temporarily before being permanently deleted. This feature gives you a second chance to retrieve accidentally deleted files or emails. However, it’s important to periodically empty the Trash folder to free up storage space on your device. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to delete trash on your iPhone 14 Plus.
Step 1: Open the Mail app on your iPhone 14 Plus.
Step 2: In the bottom right corner of the screen, tap on the "Mailboxes" icon to go to the mailbox view.
Step 3: Scroll down and locate the "Trash" folder, which should be listed under the "Accounts" section.
Step 4: Tap on the "Trash" folder to open it.
Step 5: Once in the Trash folder, you will see a list of all the deleted emails or items. To delete all the items in the Trash folder, tap on the "Edit" button located in the top right corner.
Step 6: Select the emails or items you want to permanently delete by tapping on the circle next to each item. A checkmark will appear indicating the selection. Alternatively, you can tap on "Select All" if you want to delete all the items in the Trash folder.
Step 7: Finally, tap on the "Delete" button, usually represented by a trash bin icon. A confirmation prompt may appear, asking you to confirm the deletion. Tap "Delete" again to proceed.
|1. Easy and quick process to delete items in the Trash folder.||1. Once deleted from the Trash, items cannot be recovered.|
|2. Frees up storage space on your iPhone 14 Plus.||2. Care must be taken while selecting items to avoid accidentally deleting important emails or files.|
|3. Helps maintain an organized mailbox and prevents clutter.||3. Deleted items are permanently removed and cannot be restored.|
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How do I delete deleted items from my iPhone?
When it comes to deleting deleted items from your iPhone, there are a few steps you can follow to ensure a thorough cleanup. Here’s a professional approach to achieving this:
1. Clear Recently Deleted Folder: Start by checking the "Recently Deleted" album in your Photos app. This is where deleted photos and videos are stored before being permanently deleted. Open the Photos app, tap on the Albums tab, and select "Recently Deleted." From there, tap "Select" and choose "Delete All" to remove all the items from this folder.
2. Clear Recently Deleted Emails: If you use the default Mail app or any other email client on your iPhone, deleted emails are usually moved to the "Trash" or "Deleted Items" folder. Open your Mail app, find the "Trash" or "Deleted Items" folder, tap "Edit," and select "Delete All" to permanently remove these emails.
3. Empty the Recently Deleted Folder in Notes: Similarly, if you use the Notes app, deleted notes are moved to a folder called "Recently Deleted." Open the Notes app, tap on "Folders," then locate and select "Recently Deleted." From there, tap "Edit" and choose "Delete All" to get rid of these deleted notes.
4. Clear Recently Deleted Files in iCloud Drive: If you store files in iCloud Drive, deleted files are kept in the "Recently Deleted" folder to provide a recovery option. Open the Files app, tap on "Browse," then select "Recently Deleted." Next, tap "Select" and choose "Delete All" to remove these deleted files.
5. Permanently Delete Apps: If you want to delete apps that you’ve already removed from your iPhone, go to your home screen and long-press on any app icon until they start jiggling. Look for the "x" icon on the corner of apps you want to delete permanently, and tap it to uninstall the app completely.
6. Clear Safari Browsing Data: To remove deleted items related to your browsing history, open the Settings app, scroll down, and tap on "Safari." From there, select "Clear History and Website Data," and confirm your choice. This will remove your browsing history, cookies, and other browsing data.
By following these steps, you can effectively delete deleted items from your iPhone and ensure that they are permanently removed. Remember to double-check and exercise caution when deleting items, as these actions cannot be undone.
How do I empty the Deleted Items folder?
To empty the Deleted Items folder, follow these steps:
1. Open the email application or client on your device. This could be a desktop email client like Microsoft Outlook or Apple Mail, or a web-based email service like Gmail or Yahoo Mail.
2. Locate the Deleted Items folder in your email client. The specific location may differ depending on the email service or client you are using, but it is typically found in the folder or sidebar labeled "Trash" or "Deleted Items."
3. Once you’ve found the Deleted Items folder, open it to view the contents. Here, you will see all the emails or items that you have deleted but are still stored in this folder.
4. Select all the items you want to permanently delete from the Deleted Items folder. You can typically do this by clicking on the checkbox beside each email/item, or by using the select-all option if available.
5. After selecting the items, look for an option to permanently delete them. This option might be labeled as "Empty Trash," "Delete Permanently," or a similar action depending on your email client or service. It is usually located in the toolbar or menu options near the Deleted Items folder.
6. Click on the option to permanently delete the selected items. A confirmation prompt might appear, confirming your intention to permanently delete the items. If prompted, confirm the action to proceed.
7. Once you confirm the deletion, the selected items will be permanently removed from the Deleted Items folder and cannot be recovered.
Remember to exercise caution when emptying the Deleted Items folder, as it permanently deletes all the selected items. If there are any important emails or items that you want to keep, make sure to move them to a different folder before emptying the Deleted Items folder.
Where is my trash on my iPhone?
On your iPhone, the trash feature is not specifically labeled as "trash" like on a computer or email app. Instead, it is typically referred to as the "Recently Deleted" folder or "Bin". Here are the steps to find it on your iPhone:
1. Unlock your iPhone and go to the home screen.
2. Locate and open the Photos app. It has a multicolored flower icon.
3. At the bottom of the screen, you should see several tabs. Tap on the "Albums" tab.
4. Scroll down the Albums screen until you find the "Other Albums" section.
5. Tap on the "Recently Deleted" album. If it doesn’t appear there, it might be in a different album like "Recents".
6. Inside the "Recently Deleted" album, you will find all the photos and videos that you have deleted from your iPhone.
7. From here, you can select individual items or choose "Select All" to restore or permanently delete them.
It’s worth mentioning that the "Recently Deleted" folder holds your deleted items for a limited time (typically 30 days) before they are automatically removed permanently from your device. So, if you need to recover any deleted files, it’s important to do it within that timeframe.
How do I empty the trash folder on my phone?
To empty the trash folder on your phone, follow these steps:
1. Open the mail app: Locate and open the mail app on your phone. The instructions might vary slightly depending on the operating system (iOS or Android) you are using.
2. Access the trash folder: Inside the mail app, find and tap on the "Menu" or "More" option. Look for a folder called "Trash" or "Deleted Items." Tap on it to open the trash folder.
3. Select all messages: Once you are inside the trash folder, you typically have the option to select individual emails or select all messages at once. Select the option to choose all messages in the trash folder. Again, the method for selecting messages may differ depending on the specific mail app you are using.
4. Delete the messages: After selecting all the messages in the trash folder, find the delete or trash icon/button and tap on it. Confirm the action when prompted to delete the emails permanently.
5. Confirm deletion: Some mail apps may ask for confirmation before permanently deleting the messages from the trash folder. Read any pop-up messages carefully, and confirm the deletion if prompted.
Note: The above steps provide a general guideline for emptying the trash folder. Different mail apps and operating systems might have variations in the interface and terminology used. It is always recommended to consult the specific documentation or help resources provided by your device manufacturer or mail app developer for accurate instructions tailored to your specific device and software version.
How do I permanently delete deleted files?
When it comes to permanently deleting files, there are several steps you can take to ensure data is securely erased. Here’s a guide:
1. Empty the Recycle Bin/Trash: Start by emptying your computer’s Recycle Bin or the Trash folder on your Mac. This deletes files stored there, but it’s important to note that this is not a secure deletion method since the data can still be recovered using specialized software.
2. Use a specialized file deletion tool: To ensure complete removal of sensitive files, you can use specialized software designed for secure file deletion. Some popular options include CCleaner, Eraser, or Secure Eraser. These tools overwrite the deleted files with random data, making it difficult to recover any information.
3. Securely format your storage device: If you want to delete all the data on a storage device, such as a hard drive or SSD, you can perform a secure format. This process overwrites the entire disk with random data, making it very difficult to recover any files. Most operating systems provide options for secure formatting during the disk formatting process.
4. Consider physical destruction: If you have extremely sensitive data and want to ensure no recovery is possible, physical destruction of the storage device is an option. This can involve physically damaging the device beyond repair, such as shredding a hard drive or melting it down.
Remember to always exercise caution and double-check that you are deleting the correct files or formatting the intended storage device, as these actions cannot be undone.
Where is trash in settings?
In the settings of most modern operating systems, including iOS 16 on the latest iPhone 14 models, there isn’t an explicit "trash" section within the settings menu. However, you can still manage and delete various types of content like apps, photos, and emails, depending on the specific category you are referring to. Here’s how you can find and manage those different types of content in the iPhone 14 settings:
1. Deleting Apps:
– Go to the home screen and find the app you want to delete.
– Long-press on the app icon until it starts jiggling.
– Tap on the small "x" icon on the app’s top left corner.
– A confirmation dialog will appear. Tap "Delete" to remove the app.
2. Managing Photos:
– Open the "Photos" app from the home screen.
– Tap on the "Albums" tab at the bottom.
– Scroll down to find the "Recently Deleted" album. This acts as a temporary storage for deleted photos.
– Tap on the album to view and recover deleted photos or tap "Select" to permanently delete them.
3. Managing Emails:
– Open the "Mail" app from the home screen.
– Select the email account you wish to manage.
– Tap on the "Trash" or "Deleted Items" folder.
– Here, you can view and choose to permanently delete individual emails or tap "Edit" to select and delete multiple emails.
Note that the exact steps might vary slightly depending on any interface changes made by Apple in iOS 16 or future updates. Nonetheless, the general workflow outlined above should help you manage and delete different types of content on your iPhone 14.