How to Securely Erase Mac Trash Bin?


“Hi, I don’t know why the files excluded from my Mac trash bin still can be recovered by data recovery software. Is it possible to erase the Mac trash bin and permanently destroy the deleted files in the trash bin? These deleted files are very private files. I don’t want anybody to recover my data, no matter intentionally or not. I have to make sure the trash bin is erased before I sell this Mac.” – Tina

When you delete files on Mac and empty the trash bin, the files are not really lost permanently. Instead, the reference to the files is removed from the file system (which keeps a list of all the files on your Mac). The disk space of the deleted files is available for new data. Before the whole disk space of the deleted files is overwritten by new data, data recovery software can easily recover the deleted files. Some Mac users want to find a solution to erase Mac trash bin to permanently erase the already deleted files. At this time, Mac trash bin data eraser is essential.

Mac trash bin data eraser

Mac trash bin data eraser is capable of permanently erasing the trash bin to destroy already deleted data on Mac hard drive. The Mac trash bin data eraser will erase the free disk space of Mac hard drive, erase the deleted data, overwrite the free disk space with zero data. Then your deleted data is permanently erased, can’t be recovered by any data recovery method. This is the most secure way to erase Mac trash bin. Before Mac users disposing old Mac computer, Mac trash bin data eraser will permanently erased all private information on the Mac hard drive.

How to use Mac trash bin data eraser to erase trash bin on Mac? Actually, this is pretty simple. Mac trash bin data eraser has clean interface. Mac users can easily erase Mac trash bin with this DIY data erasure tool. Here are the main steps:

Step 1: Download and install Mac trash bin data eraser on your Mac computer.

Step 2: Run Mac trash bin data eraser from Launchpad, you will see three data erasure modes. Choose “Erase Free Disk Space”.

Step 3: Select your Mac hard drive, and click on “Erase” button. Then Mac trash bin data eraser will permanently erase the deleted and lost data on your Mac hard drive.

How to Securely Erase Mac Trash Bin?

Mac trash bin data eraser uses this mode to permanently erase Mac trash bin and erase the deleted data forever. It will not affect the system and existing data on your Mac. It is 100% safe data eraser for Mac, and will not shorten the service life of the Mac SSD. It also can help you permanently delete files/folders on Mac and erase entire hard drive under Mac OS.

Posted by Anna, 2017-11-15