Add a new shared drive.
Go to Google Drive at https://drive.google.com and click Shared drives on the left.
Right-click a shared drive and select View trash.
Alternatively, select Trash on the left, click My Drive on top, and select a shared drive.
Right-click a file or folder and select Restore to bring it back to the shared drive.
Click Delete forever to remove items from the shared drive altogether. If you do this, you can’t restore the items anymore, but a Google Workspace admin can restore them in the next 25 days.
In shared drives, there’s no Empty trash button that lets you remove everything from Trash. Instead, you have to select multiple items at a time and delete them.
Check the steps below if you don’t know how to select multiple items simultaneously.
You can select and restore or delete multiple items simultaneously:
Alternatively, you can do this:
Add a new shared drive.
Quickly find files or folders in a shared drive by searching.
Make people members of a shared drive and set the default access level.
Apply restrictions to a shared drive.
Show shared drives in a list or a grid view.
View a shared drive’s Trash and restore items, or delete them forever.
Learn what shared drives are and how they help you take collaboration to the next level.
Give your shared drive some personality.
Hide or unhide a shared drive.
Change the name of a shared drive.
Update a shared drive’s members list.
Remove a shared drive.
Send an email to all members of a shared drive.
Discontinue people’s access to a shared drive.
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