How to Sweep Trash Files

When the Trash bin contains your personal file and you want to erase it permanently for privacy security, emptying Trash is not enough then. Removing it with MacClean is a viable way. Read on this tutorial to find out.

Step 1: Open MacClean to get started.

Open MacClean > Click "Utilities" on the top > Choose "Trash Sweeper" option:

Choose Trash Sweeper

Step 2: Choose Files and Remove with an Erase Mode

MacClean automatically lists the files in your Trash Bin. You can tick any single file in the left or Click Trash in the upper left corner to select all.

Choose file to remove

After file selection, you can also choose an erase mode to remove your Trash junk:

Erase Mode selection and start the removing

The security lever goes up from Remove Immediately to Remove Safely to Remove Completely, which means the deleted data is less and less possible to be recovered.

Step 3: Finish Removing and Share the Result

In the operation result window, you can share MacClean with friends if you find this feature is good to use:

Finish Cleaning and Share with Friends
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