How To Delete Multiple Documents In Google Docs

Last Updated on July 25, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to delete multiple documents in Google Docs.

How To Delete Multiple Documents In Google Docs

Sometimes, you may find yourself needing to delete multiple documents in Google Docs at once. You could do this manually, but if you have hundreds of documents, this could take a long time.Luckily, Google Docs has a few methods that make it easy to delete multiple documents in a few clicks. In this guide, we will show you how to delete multiple documents in Google Docs.

How to Delete Two or More Documents in Google Docs

Here’s our step-by-step guide on how to delete two or more documents in Google Docs.

Step 1

In the Google Docs dashboard, click on the main menu option on the top-left. Click on Drive to access the Google Drive web application.

Step 2

Navigate to the directory containing the documents you want to delete. Use your cursor to select the first document you want to delete.

Hold the Ctrl key and select more documents. This will allow you to select multiple documents at once.

Alternatively, you can hold the Shift key and select another document to select all documents in a range.

Step 3

Right-click on the selection and select Move to trash.

Step 4

Another way to delete multiple documents is by deleting the folder the documents are saved in.

Click on the folder name and select the Move to trash option. All files inside that folder will be deleted.

Summary

This guide should be everything you need to learn how to delete multiple documents in Google Docs.