To empty the trash in Gmail, go to the Trash folder, and click on "Empty Trash Now." You must be logged into your Gmail account to perform these actions.
- Log into Gmail
Log into your account using your Gmail user ID and password.
- Find the Gmail trash
Click on the Trash option located in the inbox sidebar to the left. If it isn't there, click on More. Check the drop-down list for Trash. It is usually located below the Spam folder.
- Delete the messages
Click on "Empty Trash Now," which is located above the messages in the trash folder. This removes all messages in the trash.