How To Quickly Delete Google Docs

Google Docs has become an essential tool in our daily lives, especially for tasks related to work and education. Its convenience and versatility make it a preferred choice for document creation and editing. However, you may want to clean up your Google Drive storage from time to time, and deleting unnecessary Google Docs is a part of that process. In this article, we will guide you on how to quickly delete Google Docs.

Step-by-step guide

  1. First, open your Google Drive by navigating to in your web browser. Make sure you are signed in to your Google account.

  2. Once you are in your Google Drive, you will see a list of all your files. Locate the Google Doc file that you want to delete. You can identify Google Docs files by their blue icon.

  3. Right-click on the file that you want to delete. A context menu will appear.

  4. From the context menu, select “Remove”. This will move the file to the Trash.

  5. After moving the file to the Trash, it is not permanently deleted yet. If you want to permanently delete it, navigate to the Trash folder in your Google Drive, find the file, right-click on it and select “Delete Forever”.


Be careful when you delete files forever as this action is irreversible. Once a file is permanently deleted, you cannot recover it.


Deleting Google Docs can be a quick and easy process. It helps you keep your Google Drive storage clean and organized. Remember to always double-check the files you want to delete and make back-ups if necessary to avoid any unwanted loss of information.