Well, you know: to delete an unnecessary file or folder, on the “Mac” you need to either drag it into the trash bin. Tired of “Recycle Bin”? No problems! The current macOS allows you to delete files without it, sending objects straight to the binary black hole, and an excellent Option key serves this purpose.
Permanently Delete Files on Mac Bypassing the Recycle Bin
If you are not happy with keyboard shortcuts, you can use an alternative method. To do this, select the object and open the “File” section in the macOS menu bar with the Option key pressed. The desired item is called “Delete Immediately”.
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Note: Do not forget that the removal described above is not an analogue of safe cleaning “Trash”. It’s looks like force deleting a file in a Mac system without restore opportunity.
Alternate Keystroke Method
For convenience, we recommend that you remember the combination of “hot keys” for permanent deletion: in our case, this is Option (Alt) + Command + Delete. But it should be used carefully and with increased attention.
Of course, you can speculate on the long-standing availability of such an opportunity in competing solutions, such as Microsoft, but such facts are unlikely to become the reason for most users to install Windows as a second system.