Empty the Recycle Bin in Windows 10 Content provided by Microsoft Applies to: Windows 10 Find the Recycle Bin icon on the desktop. Right click (or press and hold) and select Empty Recycle Bin. Last Updated: Nov 20, 2017 Need more help? Search No results Was this information helpful? Yes No Tell us what we can do to improve the article Submit Thanks! Your feedback will help us improve the support experience.